"Mukund Padyal, a Shiv Sena functionary in Bhoiwada area, has been brought to Mumbai after he was traced at Uras village of Sindhudurg last night," V Patil, Senior Inspector at Bhoiwada police station, told a news agency.
On Tuesday, Padyal informed his wife that he would be going to visit a friend's house. Later, he neither called nor picked up his cell phone whenever his wife Mansi contacted, after which she lodged a missing complaint.
"Padyal, a resident of Municipal Labour chawl at Naigaon, told us that he was mentally disturbed after some differences within the party. He also claimed that he was upset over a dispute relating to redevelopment of his residential building," Patil said.
On Tuesday, Padyal left home, went to Kurla area from where he had gone to Shirdi by a bus. From there he had gone to Aurangabad, Kolhapur and then Sindhudurg, the officer added.
"We took the help of a mobile service provider to trace Padyal. As he was carrying his cellphone, we came to know from where he was talking. Subsequently, he was traced in Sindhudurg," the officer said.
Mumbai: A former Shiv Sena corporator missing since Tuesday was traced in Sindhudurg district last night and brought back to Mumbai, the police said today.
First Published: Saturday, February 26, 2011, 22:15