Activist arrested for assaulting Thane deputy municipal commissioner

Feb 17, 2016, 08:26 IST | PTI

Thane: The police today arrested an activist for allegedly attacking a deputy municipal commissioner at the Thane Municipal Corporation.

Subhash Thombre, 49, the accused, claimed to be a Shiv Sena leader and a social activist, Naupada police said here.

Police registered a case against him for assault, and also under the SC,ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act.

The incident took place when additional municipal commissioner Ashok Rankhamb and DMC Sandeep Malvi were hearing Thombre regarding a right to information isssue.

Thombre allegedly lost his cool during the hearing and started absuding Malvi before assaulting him, the complaint said.

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