Lok Sabha candidate arrested
All India Forward Block candidate Avhad Mahesh Zunzar was arrested and a case was also filed against him for threatening the workers of a petrol pump near Nashik road area last evening and causing disorder.
According to police sources, Avhad, who is contesting the Lok Sabha election from Nashik LS constituency, had gone to the petrol pump near Nashik road area last evening to fill up his car's tank. An argument broke out between Avhad and the petrol pump employees over the bill.
During the quarrel, Avhad is said to have threatened the employees stating that he is a Lok Sabha candidate and as such they should not bill him. In a fit of rage Avhad also allegedly picked up a rod and damaged a petrol machine (dispenser) at the pump.
Hanif Sharif Khan registered complaint against Avhad, sources added.
Police have registered a complaint under sections 386, 336, 427, 504 and 353 of the Indian Penal Code and have arrested Avhad. Further investigations are on, they said.
(Posted on 08-04-2014)