Three cops arrested for beating up hotelier

Thane: The city police arrested four people including three policemen for allegedly abusing and roughing up an hotelier.

The four had gone to a bar for dinner and drinks. After they were asked to pay their bills they allegedly beat the owner back and blue, abusing the hotelier, Rabodi police station's police inspector DK Gughe said.

The names of those held are Constable AA Kadam, Inspector S S Sapkal, police driver SS Lande and one DP Payre.

They have been booked under Sections 341, 447, 323, 504 read with Section 34 of the Indian Penal Code, based on a complaint by hotelier Sunil Shetty, the police said.