Mangaluru, Jan 12, 2015 : In a shocking case of vigilante attack at Korangipalla near Ullal on January 11, Sunday, a young man from Boliyar was brutally assaulted by a group belonging to another community. Sources said the assaulters were angry with the youth just because he was friendly with a Muslim girl.
The victim is Padmanabha who owns a mobile recharge shop in the nearby area. The incident occurred when Padmanabha was on way to attend a marriage. He was intercepted by some people who attacked him with lethal weapons. It is learnt, some locals who tried to intervene were also assaulted.
The accused have been identified as Habeeb, Ashraf, Basheer, Aboobakker, Siraj, Nissar and two others. Sources say they were involved in criminal activities in the area since some time.
The injured Padmanabha has been admitted to a private hospital in the city. Konaje police are investigating the case.