Mangaluru, April 5, 2017 : A meeting of Congress, leaders, corporators and taluk and Zilla Panchayat members of the party held at the Zeenath Baksh Auditorium in the city on April 5, Tuesday has strongly condemned the alleged excesses by CCB police on Ahmed Khureshi and also the atrocities on protestors who demanded the release o f Khureshi on Tuesday.
The meeting demanded that compensation be provided to Khureshi who has lost his kidney, and that all his treatment expenses be borne by the government. The CCB police who are responsible for the alleged excesses on Khureshi should also be suspended and the Police Commissioner should be transferred, the meeting demanded and set a deadline of 15 days for the Police Department to fulfil the demands.
Congress leader and former mayor Ashraf who was among the participants said the meeting would be convened again to decide on the future course of action if the demands are not fulfilled. He also demanded dissolution of the existing CCB ad make new appointments. He further alleged that atrocities on minorities have been continuing in the district since years.