Sena corporator’s husband held

Updated - October 18, 2016 01:07 pm IST

Published - January 03, 2016 12:00 am IST - Thane:

husband of a Shiv Sena corporator was on Saturday arrested for allegedly opening fire during a function held to celebrate the New Year at Manpada.

Four others have also been apprehended for allegedly being involved in an assault following a heated argument between two groups at the function, a police official said. “Cross complaints were registered by the groups involved in the incident,” he said. Shiv Sena corporator in Kalyan Dombivili Municipal Corporation Pramila Patil and her husband Mukesh were present at the function held to celebrate the New Year, police said.

“As per the complaint filled by Mukesh, there were heated arguments between two groups on some issues during the function following which members of one group allegedly assaulted one Meghlal Sahu,” they said. “Mukesh was allegedly beaten up when he went to rescue Meghlal. Fearing for his life, Mukesh opened fire from his licensed revolver creating panic at the function,” officials said. As per the complaint filled by one Vinod Patil, a supervisor at a construction site, his friend was pushsed by Sahu deliberately.

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