Kundapur, July 10, 2015: A huge protest rally was organised by many leftist organisations including CITU, DYFI SFI here on July 9, Thursday to condemn the failure of the Police Department in investigating the case of suspicious death of a PUC student named Ratna Kottary last year.
The protestors alleged that the family of Ratna has not yet received the Rs 3 lakhs compensation announced by the government.
Seventeen year old Ratna Kottary of Alandoor was found dead at Savantagudde near Byndoor almost three days after she was reported missing.
The protestors including a large number of students who took out a rally and later gathered in front of the residence of local MLA Gopal Poojary slammed the authorities for failure to do justice in the case,
Muneer Katipalla, State President of DYFI in his address warned of a severe protest if the police fail to make headway into the investigation within a week and also if the compensation was not paid to Ratna family by then.
State Secretary of SFI Gururaj Desai and others spoke on the occasion.
The protestors handed over a memorandum to the Secretary of the MLA in his absence. The protest was held amid tight security arrangements.