Thane: Three local MNS activists have been booked for allegedly beating a BJP worker in Thane district over a post forwarded by him on WhatsApp which they found offending, police said on Tuesday.
According to the complaint filed by the BJP activist, Pradeep Rane, on Sunday he received a post on WhatsApp about the MNS along with a picture of its party chief Raj Thackeray, Rabodi police station’s senior inspector R M Somavanshi said.
Rane forwarded the post to some other people. Later, three MNS workers also saw the post and felt offended following which they thrashed Rane, he said. The complainant alleged that he apologised and also deleted the post from his mobile phone.