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Mar 02, 2013 at 03:31pm IST

MNS workers themselves bought the car burnt by them during protests, reveals probe

Mumbai: The interrogation of four MNS workers has revealed that the car which was set on fire by MNS workers belonged to them. This new development comes following the police probe on four MNS workers.

The four who were booked by the Mumbai Police for violence revealed during interrogation that MNS workers had bought the car from a second-hand scrap dealer in Kurla. MNS protesters had burnt the car on LBS Marg in Kurla a day after NCP workers had allegedly pelted stone at Raj Thackeray's convoy at Ahmednagar.

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MNS workers had also blocked the Mumbai-Pune expressway on February 27, which was later cleared by the police. The attacks happened after suspected NCP workers attacked MNS chief Raj Thackeray's convoy on Tuesday evening in Maharashtra's Ahmednagar district. The workers pelted stones and waved black flags at Raj Thackeray's convoy.

Police resorted to lathicharge following the attacks. The NCP workers were upset over Raj Thackeray's criticism of senior NCP leader and Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar.