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Brick kiln owner force feeds night soil to employee in Pune, arrested

The police have invoked Atrocity Act against owner Sandeep Pawar who has been arrested

pune Updated: Mar 16, 2019 16:56 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times, Pune
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Hinjewadi police have arrested brick kiln owner Sandeep Pawar for force-feeding night soil to one of his employees on Thursday.(PHOTO FOR REPRESENTATION PURPOSE ONLY)

Hinjewadi police have arrested a brick kiln owner Sandeep Pawar for force-feeding night soil to one of his employees on Thursday afternoon. The incident took place at a brick kiln site located in Jambhe which falls under the jurisdiction of Hinjewadi police.

The police have invoked Atrocity Act against Pawar who has been arrested.

According to the first information report (FIR) filed with the police, the brick kiln owner Sandeep Pawar told Sunil Pawale (22) and his father Anil to resume work. The Pawles said, “We just had lunch, so will resume work in some time.” Pawar got angry and abused Pawale’s father and there was a brawl between them.

An angry Pawar told his wife Deepali to get some night soil. Deepali who was afraid of Pawar ’s temper brought night soil and kept it near the accused. Pawar physically abused Sunil who was later force fed the night soil.

Police inspector (crime ) Ajay Jogdanad said, “The victim along with his parents and grandparents were talking post lunch when the accused told them to resume work. They sought more time as they had just finished lunch. This made Pawar angry and he force fed night soil to the victim,” he said.

According to the police, Pawar has been booked under Indian Penal Code (IPC) 323 ( punishment for voluntary causing hurt ), 504 (intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of the peace) and 506 (punishment for criminal intimidation) and section 3(1) (A) of the SC/ST (prevention of atrocities) Act , 1989.

Deputy superintendent of anti-corruption bureau assaulted by parking attendants

Dattatreya Bhapkar, deputy superintendent of police, attached to the anti-corruption bureau (ACB) was assaulted by parking attendants at the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) parking lot in Naryan peth on March 13. The attackers also attempted at vandalising Bhapkar’s car.

The Khadak police have arrested five people, identified as Arun Poojari (22), Abhijit Ramesh Zope (23), Akash Ankush Pilane ( 23), Ganesh Basappa Jangle (23) and Rutik Shekhar Mehetre (19) in connection with the assault. According to civil society groups, the attack on the police officer is an eye opener towards the increase in criminal activities by parking attendants, who operate without fear of law enforcement agencies.

First Published: Mar 16, 2019 16:54 IST