The Chikkodi police arrested Mahaveer Laxman Kothali of Sankanwadi on Wednesday for defacing a “signboard” put up by the Dalit Sangharsha Samiti recently.

He was produced before the court and remanded in judicial custody. The accused had confessed that he had defaced the board to settle a personal score with a local resident, said Superintendent of Police Sandeep Patil. — Staff Correspondent

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