MSEDCL staff attacked for overnight power cut in Kondhwa, two held

Published on Nov 25, 2021 09:41 PM IST
The power supply in the Dhandekar vasti had allegedly been cut off since Tuesday night. The two men entered the MSEDCL office and started using abusive language and attacked an official identified as Krushna Gutte before attacking and pushing the complainant to the floor, according to the police
The Pune police arrested two persons for allegedly attacking officials of the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) for an overnight power cut in Kondhwa on Wednesday. (REPRESENTATIVE PHOTO)
The Pune police arrested two persons for allegedly attacking officials of the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) for an overnight power cut in Kondhwa on Wednesday. (REPRESENTATIVE PHOTO)
ByHT Correspondent

PUNE The Pune police arrested two persons for allegedly attacking officials of the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) for an overnight power cut in Kondhwa on Wednesday.

The arrested persons have been identified as Dattatray Dhandekar (35) and Prathamesh Dhandekar (32) both residents of Dhandekar vasti in Yewalewadi, Kondhwa. The complainant has been identified as Sunil Patil (56) a resident of Ambegaon Budrukh, who works in the Somji branch of MSEDCL.

The power supply in the Dhandekar vasti had allegedly been cut off since Tuesday night. The two men entered the MSEDCL office and started using abusive language and attacked an official identified as Krushna Gutte before attacking and pushing the complainant to the floor, according to the police.

A case under Sections 353, 323, 504, 506, and 34 of the Indian Penal Code has been registered at Kondhwa police station. Assistant police inspector Harshada Dagde of Kondhwa police station is investigating the case.

SHARE THIS ARTICLE ON
Close Story
QUICKREADS

Less time to read?

Try Quickreads

  • CGST team assaulted, held captive during raid in Ludhiana

    CGST team assaulted, held captive during raid in Ludhiana

    A team of central goods and services tax (CGST) was assaulted by a family and their accomplices during a raid on Friday afternoon at Basant Avenue here. Following the complaint filed by CGST Inspector, Sadar police lodged an FIR against house owner Yashpal Mehta, his daughters-in-law Alka Mehta and Shakumbra Mehta, his daughter and their accomplices, who are yet to be identified. They carried a search warrant also. Yashpal Mehta manhandled Assistant Commissioner Hemant Kumar.

  • A total of 12.5 lakh MT legacy waste is to be cleared at the Dadumajra landfill to reclaim over 25 acres of land. (HT Photo)

    Dadumajra landfill: Firm finalised, legacy waste removal set to pick up pace

    Work on cleaning more than 7.5 lakh metric tonnes of legacy waste rotting at the Dadumajra landfill since 2005 is finally set to start within a month. In its second attempt at allotting the work, the municipal corporation on Friday finalised the firm. Of the three shortlisted companies, Aakanksha Enterprises had submitted the lowest bid of ₹79.68 crore and after negotiations, it has been brought on par with the project's estimated cost of ₹68 crore.

  • The victim, Lovely, the only brother of three sisters, lived in Ambala’s Dadiyana village. (HT Photo)

    17-year-old hacked to death at Ambala village, three held

    A 17-year-old boy was hacked to death by seven members of a family over an old rivalry in Ambala's Dadiyana village on Thursday night. Three of the accused, Gautam, Balram and his brother Gulshan, were arrested on Friday, said Ambala Sadar SHO inspector Manish. The absconding accused include three brothers – Sonu, Rameshwar, who is Gautam's father, and Ramnath, who is Balram and Gulshan's father, apart from Ramnath's another son Vikas, the prime accused.

  • Beyond jail reforms: Sangrur jail authorities to set up petrol pump run by inmates, ex-convicts (Representational photo)

    Beyond jail reforms: Sangrur jail authorities to set up petrol pump run by inmates, ex-convicts

    In an endeavour to help jail inmates and former convicts to join the mainstream by empowering them, Sangrur jail authorities will be soon setting up a petrol pump, right outside the jail premises, which will be entirely run by the inmates. The jail authorities had sought a no-objection certificate from Sangrur administration before bypolls of Sangrur Lok Sabha and now it has got the official nod.

  • Currently, 674 people are still infected in Chandigarh, 462 in Mohali and 225 in Panchkula. (Representative Image/HT File)

    Two elderly women succumb to Covid in Chandigarh

    A day after a 68-year-old man from Sector 8 succumbed to Covid-19 in Chandigarh, two more senior citizens lost the battle to the virus in the city on Friday. The deceased included a 99-year-old woman from Sector 11 and an 87-year-old woman from Sector 28. Apart from the two deaths, Chandigarh also recorded a spike in its daily Covid cases. As many as 103 new infections were detected on Friday, compared to 84 on Thursday.

SHARE
Story Saved
×
Saved Articles
Following
My Reads
Sign out
New Delhi 0C
Saturday, August 13, 2022
Start 15 Days Free Trial Subscribe Now