Goa Police charge-sheeted Maharashtra Congress MLA Nitesh Rane in connection with a 2013 case of vandalism of a toll booth in North Goa.
Pernem police on Thursday charge-sheeted Nitesh, son of former Maharashtra Chief Minister Narayan Rane, and eight of his supporters under IPC sections related to rioting, assault or criminal force to deter public servant from discharge of duty and damage to public property.
Nitesh Rane represents Kankavali Assembly constituency in Sindhudurg district.
"The charge sheet has been filed before Judicial Magistrate First Class in Pernem," inspector Rahul Parab told on Friday.
The incident occurred on December 3, 2013 after Nitesh, who was travelling to Goa from neighbouring Sindhudurg in Maharashtra, was stopped at Dhargal toll booth near Pernem taluka in North Goa and asked to pay the entry tax.