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Mahendra Kumar acquitted in church attack case

Mahendra Kumar acquitted in church attack case

Mangalore Today News Network

Mangaluru, Feb 07, 2019: The II Judicial Magistrate First Class Mahesh B.T on Wednesday acquitted former Bajrang Dal convener Mahendra Kumar in the case that relates to a press meet that he held in support of attacks on churches in 2008.

MahendraKumarThen Inspector of Mangaluru North, Venkatesh Prasanna, suo motu registered a case under Section 153 (A) (promoting enmity between different groups on ground of religion, race, language, etc) of the IPC following the meet Mangaluru.

Mr. Kumar said the case in Mangaluru was among 17 cases foisted against him across the State.

Mr. Kumar alleged the cases were foisted at the instance of BJP activists and Sangh Parivar followers who were not happy with his non-cooperation in the escalation of the Datta Peeta issue.

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