The NCP MLA from Karjat, Suresh Lad was attending a meeting called by the deputy collector Abhay Kalgudkar. Reportedly, the incident occurred after the discussion to settle disputes about land acquisition and compensation offered for the land for an oil pipeline turned ugly following which Lad slapped deputy collector Kalgudkar.

It is further reported that the land includes a plot belonging to Lad himself.


Meanwhile, Abhay Kalgudkar has not filed any complaint against MLA Suresh Lad.

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