Sullia, Nov 01 2018: A Court in Sullia has remanded Guruprasad Panja, Secretary of the Taluk unit of the Hindu Jagarana Vedike to judicial custody till November 13 in connection with the recent clash between two groups at Kashikatte of the pilgrim town of Subrahmanya.
Guruprasad who was injured after he was allegedly assaulted by Chaitra Kundapur during the clash and was undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Puttur, was taken into custody by the police on Wednesday. He was subsequently produced before the court. The court has agreed to admit him to hospital if necessity arises.
Police had registered a case against Guruprasad and four others on the charges of rape attempt and dacoity attempt on the basis of a complaint by Chaitra Kundapur of the rival gang. Meanwhile, a murder attempt case was also registered against Chaitra and five others as per the complaint lodged by Guruprasad.