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Assault on youth in Mall for speaking provocatively; 3 arrested

Mangalore Today News Network

Mangaluru, Sep 25, 2019: A youth  was  assaulted by a  group  at a  mall in Mangaluru on Wednesday alleging he had  spoken in a provocative tone.  The  victim has lodged a  complaint in Pandeshwar police station and three youths have been arrested so far.

The arrested are Moideen Safwan, Abdul Rahim Saad and a minor student.



Moideen Safwan                           Abdul Rahim Saad

Manjunath from Bantwal taluk is the young man who was assaulted. Police said  an altercation ensued over ’tea’ resulting in the attack. Police said action would be taken against the assaulters based on the video evidence.

The  video of the incident is viral in social media.  It is alleged that the youth had stated that "This is Hindu Rashtra and Muslims should not come here."

Investigations are underway.