Five persons have been arrested for allegedly posing as ACB officials and assaulting an owner of a coaching class today in Maharashtra's Thane district, a senior police official said.
Officials said that the five had come in an SUV and barged into a coaching class run by Allwyn Xavier P Parvez (39).
Posing as Anti-Corruption Bureau officials, they threatened and assaulted Parvez, officials said.
Motive not known yet: Deputy Commissioner
DS Swami, Deputy Commissioner of Police, Zone 1, said, " We are trying to find out the motive."
Police identified the five as Mayur Rane, a resident of Waghbil in Thane, Mohit Verma, Manojkumar Madan Mohan Prasad, Mithalesh Mukhiya, and Suraj Pawar, all residents of Andheri in neighboring Mumbai.
The five has been charged for house-trespass, impersonating a public servant and unlawful assembly.