Udupi, Mar 02, 2019: Udupi Police have arrested a youth named Srijan Poojary (18) , a resident of Malpe Thottam on the charges of shouting Pakistan Jindabad slogan and also for circulating a video threatening bomb blast in Malpe beach.
The arrest followed a complaint lodged by a person named Sachin at Malpe police station. In the video that has gone viral, the accused is seen covered half of his face in black cover and threatening a bomb blast in the beach. He had spoken in Hindi language in the video.
Based on the complaint, the Udupi police formed a special squad under the leadership of DySP Jaishanker. The team succeeded in arresting the accused who has admitted his guilt.
Sources said Srijan who was often reprimanded at home had resorted to such a step to teach everyone a lesson. Meanwhile, police have reportedly gathered information that there was a ploy to create violence in the area through such threats by taking advantage of the tension between India and Pakistan.