Six Shiv Sena workers held for attack on retired Navy officer in Mumbai | Mumbai News


MUMBAI: Police on Saturday arrested six Shiv Sena workers in connection with an attack on a retired navy officer on Friday. As per the information available, the arrested persons include two Shiv Sena ‘shakha pramukhs’.
The arrested accused have been identified as Kamlesh Kadam, 39, Sanjay Manjre, 52, Rakesh Belnekar, 31, Pratap Sund Vera, 45, Sunil Desai, 42 and Rakesh Mulik 35. Kadam and Manjre are Shakha Pramukhs with Shiv Sena.
A retired Navy officer was hospitalised after being attacked by around 10 men, some of them identified as Shiv Sena workers by police sources, in Kandivli (East) on Friday over a cartoon featuring CM Uddhav Thackeray he had forwarded on WhatsApp.
Madan Sharma (65) said first he got four calls asking about his details and the cartoon. Later, he got a call on intercom asking him to reach the society entrance. “Around 10 men were waiting… They rained kicks and punches on me,” Sharma said.

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