In an apparent case of road rage, five Naval men have been arrested for allegedly assaulting a 25-year-old man in Vasco town police said on Thursday. However, the Navy has denied the involvement of its personnel in the incident.
As per the complaint filed by Bicholkar’s mother, the five men were yesterday travelling in an official vehicle, which they dashed against the two-wheeler of her son.
When Bicholkar fell down, they assaulted him with a metal pipe and fist blows causing grievous injury to his right leg and other parts of the body, according to the complaint.
Rajesh Pachar, Shamlal Singh Takshak, Jitendra Singh, Amit Kumar Jaiswal and Anupam Sharma, posted at the Navys INS Hansa base, were arrested yesterday for allegedly assaulting Atul Bicholkar in Vasco town.