20-year-old toll naka staff in Thane injured as man drives into him
A CCTV footage of the incident surfaced on social media, after which a case was lodged by the Shrinagar police station.mumbai Updated: Apr 05, 2018 09:52 IST
A 20-year-old toll naka employee suffered injuries after a four-wheeler driver refused to pay toll of Rs 35 and drove his car into him at Modela check naka in Thane.
A CCTV footage of the incident surfaced on social media, after which a case was lodged by Shrinagar police. The accused, Vinod Shyamji Satra, 41, is a resident of Naupada, and has a garment business.
The injured toll naka employee, Nikhil Ravindra Suryawanshi, was treated and discharged later. Satra was arrested and released on bail.
Sulbha Patil, senior police inspector from Thane, said: “Satra was heading towards Thane from Mumbai when his car was stopped at the toll naka. He was asked to pay Rs 35, which he denied. He then ran the car into Suryawanshi.”
“We checked the CCTV and found the accused’s car number,” Patil said.
A police officer from Thane said: “The employees were just doing their duty.”