Thane, November 18 (Language) Former Legislative Council Member (MLC) Balram Patil and four workers of Peasants and Workers Party (PWP) were detained on Saturday. Police gave this information.
According to the police, all these people have been caught for allegedly obstructing the demolition drive started by CIDCO in Kalamboli and Panvel areas of Navi Mumbai.
Police said Patil and others tried to stop the City and Industrial Development Corporation (CIDCO) squad from demolishing the illegal construction, following which they were detained.
PWP workers gathered outside Kalamboli police station and raised slogans in protest against this action.