The Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) on Monday said it will not tolerate action of party corporator Nitin Nikam, who was caught on camera assaulting a 65-year-old man.
The MNS said party supremo Raj Thackeray was upset after seeing the visuals.
"We can´t tolerate a senior citizen being slapped," Akhilesh Chaubey, General Secretary (Legal), MNS, was quoted as saying.
"Raj Thackeray was upset seeing the visuals," Chaubey said.
In footage broadcast by national news channels, Nikam was seen brutally slapping Kalyan DV Patil who works as a private contractor with the Kalyan-Dombivli Municipal Corporation (KDMC).