Mangaluru , June 15, 2016: Mangaluru City Police, alert and efficient, foiled attack on a young couple by saffron outfits at a lodge in Deralakette. The girl and boy were cousins and had stayed at a lodge since duo had an interview attend in Mangaluru.
According to police, the girl, a B.Pharma graduate from Puttur, and her male cousin from Uppala and studying at a college in Deralakatte, who the Hindutva outfits mistook as a boy from minority community. On Monday after appearing for a job interview at Manipal, she visited her college in Derlakatte and stayed in a lodge along with her male cousin. Saffron activists acting upon the information by their sources about the presence of couple from two different communities, rushed to the spot around 2.30pm. Police, who were alerted, rushed to the spot and rescued couple from the lodge and sent home.
It is also being said even their parents were aware of their plans and said it was nothing wrong.