Assault over honking claims man's life, son injured in Maharashtra

The incident took place at Sapatne village in Madha tehsil of Solapur district on Tuesday.

PTI| Updated: Dec 07, 2017, 18:39 PM IST
Assault over honking claims man's life, son injured in Maharashtra

Mumbai: Honking took a bloody turn at a village in Maharashtra when a 21-year old and his father were attacked by three persons who took objection to the youth's honking while riding a motorcycle.

The incident took place at Sapatne village in Madha tehsil of Solapur district on Tuesday, local police said.

The trio, who objected to honking by the youth who was riding a motorcycle, beat him up, and when the youth's father, Gautam Ohol, tried to intervene, he was also attacked, police said.

Ohol and his son were rushed to a hospital in Solapur, where Ohol succumbed to his injuries today, police said.

One person has been taken into custody in connection with the incident, police said.