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Rioting case: BJP MLA, 2 Cong corporators among 16 held

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However, the accused were later granted bail by a local court after paying Rs 3000 bail-bond each.

According to police, the MLA from Ghatkopar region Prakash Mehta, Congress corporator Pravin Cheda and former Congress corporator Balchandra Shirsath from the same region were arrested with 13 more party workers this morning.

According to Pant Nagar police, the accused were arrested over a year-old case lodged by the police in which the accused had gathered on te road in front of the police station and burnt a towing van on road.

"On November 2011, one Kirti Mehta (45), a resident of Ghatkopar, was crushed to death by a towing van. After hearing the of his death, people from Gujarati community, along with the accused, gheraoed the police station and didn't let the police take the towing van away," said an officer from Pant Nagar police station.

The agitated mob had burnt the towing van on the spot.


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