BJP workers attack MNS office to avenge fellow partyman

Mar 14, 2016, 09:30 IST | Agencies

BJP workers avenged the attack on the office of BJP worker, who opposed Raj Thackeray’s ‘auto rickshaw burning’ remark

A day after the office of a BJP worker, who had opposed Raj Thackeray’s remark about burning the auto-rickshaws, was attacked by unknown persons, an MNS party office in Dindoshi area in north Mumbai has been allegedly attacked by BJP workers.

MNS Chief Raj Thackeray
MNS Chief Raj Thackeray

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A BJP worker claimed that his party members attacked the MNS office to avenge Saturday’s attack. The office of a BJP worker and businessman, who had opposed Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray’s remark about burning the auto-rickshaws, was attacked in Dindoshi late Saturday night.

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“Today’s (Sunday) attack on Maharashtra Navnirman Sena office by BJP members was to retaliate yesterday’s incident,” the BJP activist said.

When contacted, former MLA of MNS, Nitin Sardesai confirmed that his party’s office has been attacked. “MNS office in Dindoshi has been attacked. I am on my way to the site and only after talking with the party workers there, I can tell what exactly happened,” Sardesai said.

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Officers of Kurar police station said they are investigating both the attack cases. “No arrests have been made in either of the cases so far,” police said.

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