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MNS workers allegedly attack Jogeshwari vendors in Mumbai

ANI | 29 Apr 2015, 09:36 pm
Jogeshwari, April 29 (ANI): Workers of Maharashtra Navnirman Sena allegedly attacked the hawkers and vandalized their hand carts at Jogeshwari in Mumbai's western suburb, claiming that they were operating there as 'outsiders', causing inconvenience to the people. Search operations have been intensified by the Mumbai Police to nab the four accused who were booked for attacking the vendors. Reportedly, around 20 to 30 MNS workers arrived at Jogeshwari shouting slogans and began beating up the hawkers and vandalized the fruits, vegetables and other items being sold by the hawkers. According to media reports, the accused- Priyesh Jaisawal, Navnath Kadam, Sohan Sahu and Lahu-were booked for beating, rioting and threatening vendors and the police has registered a case under sections 143, 145, 147, 149, 505 of IPC against the accused.