Munna alias Mustak Pate (45), an alleged extortionist and fraudulent journalist, attacked police officers while taking him to Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) for medical examination. Munna was brought to the court for a medical test after being caught in an extortion case a few days ago.
Munna has been extorting money from businessmen and others for a long time by posing as a journalist. He was recently arrested in a case of extorting after he demanded 1 lakh from a cafe owner. He was produced before the court on December 2 and sent to judicial custody. Before sending him to jail he was taken to GMCH for medical check up. Cops Sukhdev Girsawre, Nitesh Pardhe, Dinesh Jumnak, Ujwal Patekar took him to GMCH. While he was being taken to the trauma center, Munna started abusing the police.
Munna also scratched police personnel Nitesh Pardhe and started beating him. Munna also tried to run away but was caught by other cops. He also threatened the cops that he would get them suspended.
Cops soon controlled him and later filed a complaint with Ajni police station on the directions of senior officials.