Maha: Case against advocate for beating up colleague, scribe

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Thane, Feb 1 (PTI) Police have registered offences against an advocate for allegedly beating up a fellow lawyer and a journalist here in Maharashtra, an official said.

The incident took place on Sunday after a case hearing before a court in Bhiwandi town of Thane district, he said.

The two advocates had an argument following which the accused allegedly abused and beat up his colleague, the police official said.

The victim then went to Shanti Nagar police station to lodge a complaint.

A reporter of a regional channel also went there to get details of the incident.

The accused, who was present there, got annoyed and allegedly thrashed the reporter, the official said.

The police registered a non-cognisable offence against the accused on charges of beating up the advocate and a criminal offence for hitting the journalist, the official said, adding that no arrest has been made so far. PTI COR GK GK