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COVID-19: Scuffle breaks out between hawker, police in Mumbai's Mankhurd; three booked

The incident took place at around 11:30 am on Friday when the police and BMC personnel tried to seize the vendor's handcart.

Published: 18th April 2020 03:02 PM  |   Last Updated: 18th April 2020 03:02 PM   |  A+A-

A scuffle broke out between a hawker and police personnel yesterday after she was not allowed to sell vegetables in a containment area in Mankhurd.

A scuffle broke out between a hawker and police personnel yesterday after she was not allowed to sell vegetables in a containment area in Mankhurd. (Photo | ANI)

By ANI

MUMBAI: The Mumbai Police have registered a case against three persons in connection with the incident of a scuffle between a hawker and police and Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) teams after the hawker was not allowed to sell vegetables in a containment area in Mankhurd.

The incident took place at around 11:30 am on Friday when the police and BMC personnel tried to seize the vendor's handcart.

In a video of the incident, the woman can be seen stopping the officials from seizing her handcart. Thereafter, a scuffle broke out between the woman hawker and officials. She was accompanied by another woman.

In this connection, police have arrested and registered a case against three persons under Sections 353, 332, 144, 160, 188, 269, 270, 504, 506(2) and 34 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).

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