Moodbidri, Oct 9, 2015 : The gruesome murder of a flower merchant Prashanth (29), in the town on October 9, Friday morning, has led to flash protests by Hindutva organisations as the deceased Prashanth was said to be a Bhajrangdal leader.
Hundreds of Hindu activists were on the streets and were seen shouting slogans and have also reportedly warned of retaliation. Activists of the VHP, Bhajrangdal and other groups participated in the protests.
Meanwhile, Moodbidri town is observing an undecared bund with most shopkeepers downing their shutters fearing the tense atmosphere.
Even private buses are off the roads and several people have remained stranded in the bus stops.