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Mahesh Manjrekar booked for assault

Mahesh Manjrekar. File   | Photo Credit: Shashi Ashiwal

A case has been lodged against award-winning film-maker Mahesh Manjrekar for allegedly slapping and abusing a man in Pune, said police authorities on Sunday.

According to the Yavat police, the incident took place on Friday night near Yavat village (46 km from Pune) on the Pune-Solapur highway after a car driver hit Mr. Manjrekar’s car from behind.

The complainant, Kailas Satpute, alleged that his vehicle had accidentally hit the actor-director’s car as the latter had braked suddenly.

Mr. Manjrekar then had a heated altercation with the complainant and had allegedly slapped and abused him.

The Yavat police registered a non-cognisable offence against the film-maker under the Sections of the IPC based on a complaint filed by Mr. Satpute.

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