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Alleged assault case takes new twist: Mayor files complaint against watchman couple

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Mangaluru, Oct 29, 2017:  If the quarrel between children over lighting crackers in the Bejai apartment where Mangaluru Mayor Kavitha Sanil resides,  has already taken a political twist with the BJP demanding the Mayor’s resignation alleging that she assaulted the watchman’s wife, in another development, the Mayor herself has lodged a complaint at Barke police station alleging that the watchman couple Pundalika and Kamal had attempted to kill her daughter." The watchman’s wife  hit my daughter and held her neck  when she questioned the former’s son who injured her leg using a  burning sparkler stick. The Mayor said her daughter had to run away and take shelter in a neighbouring house out of fear as the woman chased her.

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The Mayor in her complaint has alleged that the watchman couple had threatened  to kill her daughter when she (Mayor) had been to their  residence to enquire about the October 26  incident which took place when she was away on office work.

Barke Police have  registered a case and are investigating

BJP’s political conspiracy, says  Harish Kumar: Meanwhile, DK District Congress President Harish Kumar has  defended Mayor Kavitha Sanil and  said that  the allegation against her was a political ploy of the BJP.

Even Corporator and Chief Whip Shashidhar Hegde has  come out in support of the Mayor and said the BJP  which was unable to digest the developmental works under Congress rule was trying to malign the Mayor.