Puttur, June 12, 2017: In a case of moral policing reported from Golithadi in Kadaba on the night of June 10, Saturday, a young man and a woman belonging to different communities who were proceeding towards Kudulur from Uppinangady were attacked by some people.
If the youth named Balaraj (48) is a rubber tapper and hails from Aithur village, the girl was from Somawarapete in Kodagu district.
The two were targeted when their motor bike developed a technical snag at Golithadi. Locals who saw them began questioning and eventually assaulted them.
According to the lady, she was on way to the house of Iqbal of Kudulur had to travel with Balaraj as Iqbal who was engaged in prayer could not come to pick her up. She also told that she travelled with Balaraj, a friend of Iqbal at the latter’s behest.
Kadaba police have registered a case.