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Youth arrested for provocative WhatsApp post

Youth arrested for provocative WhatsApp post

Mangalore Today News Network

Mangaluru, May 24, 2018:  Police have  arrested one person for trying to disrupt peace through a  provocative WhatsApp post. The arrested person is Mithun K B(28) of Koinadu in Madikeri.

arrested.j On May 20, a two-wheeler had hit a  bus  from behind at Golittadi in Nettanige Mudnur of Puttur  rural  police station limits. The bike rider had sustained  injuries. The bus conductor Nagaraj  was waiting for a vehicle to shift the injured rider to the hospital when   Nizad, Munaf and two others reportedly abused  and    attacked him.

Following a complaint at Puttur Rural Police Station limits, the accused were arrested on May 22.

On May 21, a breaking news posted on WhatsApp  by someone had stated that  fanatics had created uproar in Galimukha area and attacked Nagaraj Kallaje of Eshwaramangala.

Police later learnt that the locals had hit the bus conductor for delay in shifting the injured to the hospital  and that there was no communal  hatred  behind the attack. Simultaneously, the origin of the WhatsApp post was traced and the accused was arrested.

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