Old Goa: Old Goa Police have registered First Information Report against brother of State Power Minister Pandurang Madkaikar, who is currently admitted in a hospital in Mumbai, for assaulting a local panchayat representative.
Panchayat member of Old Goa, Nilkant Bhomkar, has filed a complaint against Dhaku Madkaikar, younger brother of State Power Minister Pandurang Madkaikar, for assaulting him on Tuesday evening.
Bhomkar has claimed that when he was getting out of the panchayat hall after attending the meeting of the union of tribal bodies, he was stopped by Madkaikar and his cousin Mahesh Pilgaonkar and assaulted.
“They were alleging that I had disrespected the minister during the meeting because of which they were upset on me,” Bhomkar has said in a complaint.
In another complaint filed by Dhaku’s wife, Manda, has filed complaint against Bhomkar for threatening her and her husband.
Old Goa Police Inspector Sudesh Velip said that both the complaints are being investigated.
Madkaikar, a BJP legislator, has been admitted in a private hospital in Mumbai since June 05 this year after he suffered brain stroke.