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Sand mafia behind attack on duo at Kotepura near Ullal?

Mangalore Today News Network

Mangaluru, Jan 8, 2017: Sand mafia is suspected to be behind the gang attack on two youngsters  at Kotepura near Ullal on January 7, Saturday night.

The injured namely Nifan (21) of Bandikotia and Hanif from Mukkachery have been hospitalised. 

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It has been gathered that the two who were riding an Activa scooter had  fell on the ground when a lorry hit their two-wheeler from behind. Soon after as many as  25 men who were ready with sticks had attacked the duo. The assailants had fled  before the police could arrive at the spot, after reportedly robbing Rs 25,000 cash which Nifan had.

Some of the accused have been identified as Sharif, Imthiaz, Athuf, Irshad, Hakim and his two brothers. Siddique Ullal, father of Nifan has alleged that one of the accused named Sharif was  part of sand mafia  and was  also involved in several  unlawful activities. Siddique said that the accused had also threatened Nifan’s mother and warned that all family members would be eliminated.