Mumbai: Three persons, including the
suspected main culprit, have been detained for burning to
death Additional District Collector Yashwant Sonawane at
Manmad in Nashik district on Tuesday, police said.
"The main culprit in the incident has also sustained
burn injuries and he along with two aides has been detained.
Further investigations are on," Rafeeq Shaikh, Inspector at
Manmad police station, told PTI.
Sonawane was burnt alive allegedly by petrol and
diesel mafia this afternoon.
Meanwhile, Maharashtra Gazetted Officers Federation
has called for a day-long strike on January 27 to protest the
G V Kulthe, general secretary of the Federation told
PTI that other unions will join the Federation members in
staging a massive protest against the "shocking" and