Mangaluru, June 16, 2017 : Religious leaders from both communities must strive bring them on the right path, said KG Jagadeesha, deputy commissioner of DK, on June 16,Friday. Dakshina Kannada (DK) district has been infamously tagged as a communally-sensitive district due to handful miscreants.
He was addressing a peace meeting in violence stricken Kalladka town in Bantwal Taluk. Jagadeesha advised communities to immediately come together and sort out issues whenever there is communal tension.
When people present at peace meeting raised questions in regard to arrest of innocent people after violence, he said that it may have occurred as police were politically pressurized and given deadline to arrest culprit as soon as possible. He asked them have patience till real culprits are nabbed.
Bhushan Gulabrao Borase, Superintendent of Police, DK, said that any discrepancies committed by Police Department during and aftermath of Kalladka incident will be rectified and all the advice received during peace meeting will be taken seriously. The police outpost will be shifted to bus stand, he added.
He also asked general public to provide information about mischief mongers spreading rumours in social media platforms. Ganja addiction must be controlled in Kalladka. "Please share screenshots of those miscreants spreading rumours with police. We will take necessary action."
Kalladka Prabhakar Bhat, RSS leader said it is wrong to colour entire administration as "communal" for mistake committed by two persons.
As many as 10 cases have been registered after communal violence broke in Kalladka. Borase said that people from both communities are co-operating in investigation. A dozen of accused have been arrested and sent to judicial custody