Urdu daily scribe assaulted by policeman in Kurla

A journalist of a city-based Urdu newspaper was allegedly assaulted by a police personnel in Kurla Tuesday night.

Written by Express News Service | Mumbai | Published: October 3, 2013 2:20:50 am

A journalist of a city-based Urdu newspaper was allegedly assaulted by a police personnel in Kurla Tuesday night.

Javed Sheikh said in his complaint that he was at the Kurla bus terminal when police sub inspector Manojkumar Londhe allegedly assaulted him. “Two years ago,Londhe was arrested on charges of rape,which I had reported. When Londhe saw me waiting for a bus,he came up to me and referred to my article. Then he and a woman assaulted me,” Sheikh said. Deputy Commissioner of Police (zone 5) Dhananjay Kulkarni said,“Londhe is currently posted with the Gadchiroli police. He and his accomplice are absconding. Efforts are on to trace nab the duo.”

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