Mangaluru, Jan 1, 2016 : DK DC Adoor. B. Ibrahim, in a letter to the Home Department, said: “It is reported that in Dakshina Kannada, immoral policing and enforcement of law in the name of ’morality and ethics’ by vigilantes are too common.”
The letter was in response to reports that the government was planning to drop 13 cases against Sri Rama Sene chief Pramod Muthalik.
DC Ibrahim said that the activities of Muthalik and his outfit were major reasons for law and order problems in Dakshina Kannada. “Muthalik visited the district on December 13, 2015 and made a derogatory speech. Due to the strict police security no untoward incident took place.”
The letter said that the Superintendent of Police of Dakshina Kannada, in a letter on December 12, had requested to issue prohibitory orders banning Muthalik from entering the district for a programme this month. The district administration contemplated on preventing his entry into the district.
It said that the district administration is making “sincere efforts to book the culprit in all these mischievous activities.” A number of representations have been received from public and organisations against the withdrawal of cases too.