"Encounter Specialist" Joins Uddhav Thackeray's Shiv Sena Ahead Of Polls

A police officer said to have over a hundred encounter killings under his belt joined the Shiv Sena ahead of the assembly elections in Maharashtra on Friday evening.Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray welcomed former Senior Inspector Pradeep Sharma into the fold by tying the "Shiv Bandhan" -- a ceremonial thread indicating one's loyalty to the party -- on his wrist more