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Groups Clash in Bhatkal

Mangalore Today News Network

Bhatkal, Nov 15: A group of young men stopped a vehicle carrying 15 oxen from Hubli to Bhatkal on grounds that the cattle were transported illegally. A verbal quarrel ensued between the men in the vehicle and the group of young men. 

The young men lodged a complaint at the local police station; and police arrested the driver of the vehicle while the others in the vehicle fled.

Later, a group of 300 people arrived at the police station and demanded that the group of young men be arrested for attacking people who were taking oxen to Bhatkal for Bakrid.