Udupi, Sep 07, 2015: Udupi police are facing charges of assaulting two youngsters who reportedly spoke rudely and in a high-handed manner with them over mobile phone.
One of the injured Eveas (21), a first B.Com student in a Manipal college has been admitted to Ajjarkad Hospital.
What has been gathered is that a mobile phone which one of Eveas’ friend Sampath had purchased from a person named Prasanna was a stolen phone which however Sampath was unaware of.
Meanwhile, the police who were trying to locate the stolen phone had telephoned the number to find its location. However, an unknowing Sampath thought it was a prank call from friends and spoke rudely. Even Eveas followed suit.
The police who tracked down the mobile phone, arrested Sampath who during interrogation also revealed the name of Eveas. It is said Sampath was also beaten up in custody. Even Eveas who was detained was reportedly assaulted by six cops. The family members of Eveas say he was assaulted at the instructions of SI Ravi Kumar. The family also alleged that the police have threatened to file serious complaints against Eveas. Though Eveas was released the same evening, he has been admitted to Ajjarkad Hospital.