obstructing the authorities in discharge of their duties. They had submitted video recordings of Friday’s exercise when the occupants had thwarted their attempts to enter the compound to cut off essential supplies.
A case under IPC sections 353 (Assault or criminal force to deter public servant from discharge of his duty) and various others related to wrongful restraint and unlawful assembly was registered against Campa Cola residents. “Once we have examined the footage provided to us by the authorities, we will take action,” an officer at Worli police station said.
Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Friday ruled out enacting a law to bail out the owners of illegal flats at Campa Cola housing society, saying “If illegal constructions are to be spared by a law, it would imply that other such irregular works too can be saved in a similar way.”