FIGHT BETWEEN TWO BOYS TURNS UGLY
AIROLI: A 14- year- old boy, his 35- year- old mother and his 21- year- old cousin were allegedly beaten up by a man, his classmate’s father.
The two boys, both study in Class 9, reportedly had a tiff in school. The police have registered a non-cognisable case against the accused, who is reportedly an office-bearer of a political party.
The students live in a chawl near Nocil Naka. The boy, who was beaten up, said, “On Wednesday, Prakash ( name changed) used foul language. I informed our teacher about it and Prakash’s father was called to the school.”
He said t hat t his upset Prakash. “On Thursday, he confronted me near our house and soon there was a fight between us,” he said.
His mother said: “Prakash’s father came with 4-5 people and assaulted us. They hit us with wooden planks.”
She added that even her niece, who is to be married soon, was not spared and she was dragged and beaten up.
Prakash’s father has denied the allegations. Deputy commissioner of police (zone I) Shahji Umap said: “An non-cognisable offence has been registered at Rabale police station. We will investigate to find out the truth.”