Mangaluru, June 21, 2020: A group of five persons waylaid a vehicle transporting beef and assaulted the driver near the Highland Hospital in Falnir on Sunday.
It is learnt that the miscreants followed the tempo by car and two-wheelers and waylaid the vehicle and assault him in the middle of the road near Highland hospital.
Sources said, he was transporting 200 kg of beef in his tempo, with required legal permit.
Complaint filed with Kadri police reads, miscreants attacked Rasheed, damaged the rickshaw tempo and poured kerosene into the beef.
The police registered a case against the alleged assaulters and are searching them. Last week, six Bajrang Dal activists were arrested for allegedly assaulting a cattle trader, who was accused of illegally transporting four heads of cattle.
Meat Traders’ Association and Kankanady Market Association’s president Ali Hasan has condemned the incident in which miscreants attacked a man for transporting meat who had got a license from Kudroli slaughterhouse.