Century Rayon CEO stabbed by workman at Shahad factory
KALYAN (Thane): The CEO of Century Rayon, O R Chitlange, was stabbed by a disgruntled worker inside its factory premises at Shahad near Kalyan on Thursday according to areport published in Times of India. A division of BK Birla-run Century Textiles and Industries,Centuray Rayon is now part of the Aditya Birla group.
The man identified as Arun Masand was allegedly agitated because he was not allotted a room in company quarters. Chitlange suffered three stab injuries including a deep one on the abdomen. He was taken to Century Hospital located in the 130-acre township where doctors said he was out of danger but under treatment.
A Century Rayon spokesperson said, “Our CEO sustained injuries on account of aggression by a workman within the company premises. He has been provided immediate medical treatment and is stable. The police have taken the workman into custody.”
Ulhasnagar police said the incident took place in the afternoon as Chitlange stepped out of his office and walked towards his car. Masand approached him saying for the last 10 years he had not been allotted staff quarters. Chitlange asked him to come on another day. The accused responded by attacking him with a knife he was carrying in his pocket.