Mangaluru, Dec 22, 2019: Mangaluru City Police have named two persons killed in police firing in the city on December 19 as accused in the First Information Report (FIR).
Jaleel, 49, and Nauseen, 23, were killed due to bullet injuries when police fired at an anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) protest march in Bunder area in the heart of Mangaluru city on December 19.
According to FIR, Jaleel and Nauseen were part of a violent protest against CAA 2019 and the National Register of Citizens (NRC), which was organised by Muslim organizations.
Jaleel has been named as accused No. 3 while Nauseen Yane has been named accused No. 8 in the FIR. As many as 77 persons have been named in the FIR for their involvement in the CAA protests.
The development came even as Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa visited the city on Saturday and met the families of the victims and directed Deputy Commissioner Sindhu B Roopesh to announce compensation for the family.