Shiv Sena activists Today ransacked the office of a Marathi news channel IBN-Lokmat office at Vikhroli in suburban Mumbai, assaulting journalists and damaging furniture. The news channel staff caught hold of five of the attackers and handed them over to police. Deputy Police Commissioner R M Vatkar said that seven alleged attackers had been arrested.
The news channel staff claimed the attackers were shouting slogans in support of the Shiv Sena party and its Chief Bal Thackeray.
Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan promised strict action against those involved in the attack and nobody would be spared as such things would not be tolerated.
IBN Lokmat office attacked by Shiv Sainiks in Vikhroli