Mumbai, Dec 2: Raj Thackeray's Maharashtra Nav Nirman Sena councillor Nitin Nikam today severely thrashed an aged contractor B G Patil in full view of cameras over water shortage issue.
Patil had undertaken water pipeline repair and maintenance work in Kalyan Dombivali, and local residents were facing shortage of water.
The councillor went up to the contractor and asked why he was delaying the repair work. He then proceeded to beat the contractor in the presence of KDMC water engineer Tarun Juneja.
Nikam had earlier beaten up another KDMC official, after which a case was registered against him in Bazaarpeth police station of Kalyan.