Mangaluru, Jan 10, 2015: Satyajit Suratkal, leader of Hindu Jagarana Vedike has hurled a serious allegation against the Mangaluru North MLA by stating that he was “patronising ganja mafia in Suratkal area.”
He was speaking at a public protest meet held at Suratkal on January 9, Friday to condemn the MLA’s statement that businessman and BJP member Keshav Shetty’s murder was an act of vengeance due to gang war.
Satyajith further said “so far the feeling was that the Mangaluru North MLA was patronising illegal cattle trafficking.”
Krishna Palemar, former MLA who also spoke, claimed that no major crime was reported from Suratkal area when he was the MLA. Criminal acts have now become a regular feature, he said and blamed the Cognress Government in the state for failure to maintain law and order.
Satish Muchur, Eshwar Kateel, Balakrishna Munchoor, Bhuvanabhirama Udupa, Kasturi Panja and others participate din the protest.