Shukram Dashrath Tayade was returning from Patlipada to Yashodhan in Thane (West) and boarded the private bus. Tayade got down opposite Jupiter Hospital and paid Rs10 to the cleaner, who asked him for Rs5 more. An argument broke out and Tayade refused to pay more. The cleaner, who is in his twenties, punched Tayade. The cleaner was joined by the bus driver. The driver, Mahesh Hari Bhau Patil, 40, was handed over to the police. The cleaner, Vicky, pushed the policemen and managed to run away.