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Doctored video of Cong celebrations : Party demands action

Mangalore Today News Network

Mangaluru, May 21, 2018: A Congress delegation led by former MLA J R Lobo met City Police Commissioner Vipul Kumar on May 21, Monday and has  submitted a  complaint alleging that a video of the  celebrations of Congress  workers has  been manipulated and posted on Facebook and WhatsApp thereby inciting communal tension.

demands action...


demands action...


demands action...


The complaint has been filed by Samarth Bhat on behalf of the party workers. As per the complaint  the Congress workers had  raised slogans hailing the party while celebrating  in the wake of the  path cleared for the  formation of the Congress-JD(S) coalition  government in the state. "However  the video of the same  posted by one Roopesh Shet of Mangaluru on Facebook  has been doctored wherein the slogan ’Congress ki jai’ has been changed as ’Pakistanakke Jai," the complaint alleged. Stating that the video was being circulated on WhatsApp the  complainant has sought stern action.

Apart from JR Lobo,  Mayor Bhasker K, Deputy Mayor K Mohammad, Kallige Taranath Shetty, Corporators Shashidhar Hegde, Sabitha Misquith and others were present.

Police authorities have assured stern action against those found guilty.