Mangaluru, June 1, 2016 : It has come to light of late that a youth was allegedly pulled out of a bus and severely assaulted by a gang of nearly 14 persons at Kannur. The incident is learnt to have taken place on May 28.
It is suspected that sand mafia was behind the attack as the youth had reportedly objected to sand mining. The injured youth Irshad of Kannur has been admitted to hospital. He is a labourer. Mangaluru Rural Police have registered a case.
The DYFI which has strongly condemned the attack has already submitted a memorandum to Mangaluru Police Commissioner Chandra Shekhar seeking action against the guilty, informed DYFI leader Muneer Katipalla.