Shiv Sena activists rampages Reliance Infrastructure office over high power tariff

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Mumbai, June 9 (ANI): Rampaging activists of the Shiv Sena on Monday damaged the office of Reliance Infrastructure Limited and set a truck on fire in Mumbai against an alleged hiking of power tariff by the company.

At least 500 protesters pelted stones on the power company's office and broke the windowpanes and also clashed with the police.

The protest broke out in the afternoon and continued for at least two hours. Police resorted to lobbing tear gas shells and baton charged the mob.

The police baton charged the protesters, injuring many women among them.etting the truck on fire on the Western Express Highway led to traffic jam.

Police arrested a few protesters and the situation was brought under control after the Shiv Sena called off the protest.

Right-wing Shiv Sena is known for its violent demonstrations against various issue ranging form Valentine's Day to migrants living in Maharashtra. (ANI)

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