Mumbai Civic Physique Officers Assaulted Over Removing Of Cricket Turf: Cops

Mumbai Civic Body Officials Assaulted Over Removal Of Cricket Turf: Police

A crew of civic officers was allegedly assaulted by 4 males in Mumbai, police mentioned. (Representational)

Mumbai:

A crew of civic officers was allegedly assaulted by 4 males after they went to take away an unlawful cricket turf within the western suburb of Borivali in Mumbai, police mentioned on Wednesday.

The incident came about on Tuesday when a crew from the Brihanmumbai Municipal Company went to demolish the unlawful sports activities set-up, an official mentioned.

On the premise of a grievance, sub-engineer Anand Adhav together with different officers took JCB machines to the bottom to take away the turf, he mentioned.

Nevertheless, because the civic officers began taking motion, one Kunal Kelkar reached the scene with three of his associates to cease them, claiming possession of the bottom, he mentioned.

When the officers confirmed him the demolition papers and clarified that the bottom belonged to the civic physique, Kelkar took out a hammer and began destroying the JCB machine, the official mentioned.

He then threatened the civic officers and assaulted them, he mentioned.

“We’ve registered an FIR towards Kelkar, who runs a fitness center, and his associates. No arrest has been made to date and additional investigation is underway,” police official Sudhir Kalekar from Borivali police station mentioned.

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