PUNE: The workers of bakery in Pune were made to do sit-ups by the members of a local Ganesh Mandal. They were told to do sit ups as they had denied to pay Mandals donation for the upcoming festival, police said today.
The video of the incident got viraled on August 15. The incident took place at a bakery in Bhosari area. Three accused have been arrested, police said.
According to an official of Bhosari police station, the accused went to the bakery and demanded ‘vargani’ (donation) of Rs. 151 from the workers for the Ganesh festival. The workers, who are non-Maharashtrians, said the owner of the shop was not there and hence they did not give the donation, the official said.
The name of the accused has been identified as Prakash Landage (30), Ganesh Landage (30) and Mahesh Mare (31), the official said.
An FIR was filed by one of the workers, Irshad Mommammed Ayub Khan. The case was lodged under IPC sections 294 (obscene act or words in public), 341 (wrongful confinement), 385 (extortion) and 506 (criminal intimidation).