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.
#WATCH Mumbai: 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 case has been registered in the matter by police. (Source - Amateur video) #Maharashtra #CoronaLockdown pic.twitter.com/NGhaUypxIx— ANI (@ANI) April 18, 2020
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).