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Three held for assaulting youth in the name of moral policing in Dakshina Kannada

PTI
Published Sep 3, 2021, 11:38 am IST
Updated Sep 3, 2021, 11:44 am IST
The youth had complained to the police that he was assaulted by a five-member gang
Puttur police had on Wednesday registered a case against the five people. (Photo: PTI/Representational Image)
 Puttur police had on Wednesday registered a case against the five people. (Photo: PTI/Representational Image)

Mangaluru: Three people have been arrested for allegedly assaulting a 19-year-old youth from Raichur, who had come to meet a girl from a different faith at Puttur in Dakshina Kannada district, police sources said.

The youth had complained to the police that he was assaulted by a five-member gang when he was chatting with his friend at the KSRTC bus stand in Puttur on Wednesday.

 

They had also threatened him for talking to a girl from a different religion, he said in the complaint.

The arrested accused have been identified as Abdul Majeed (27) of Puttur and G Farooq (32) and G Alebi (33) from Sullia. Two others involved in the case are absconding, police sources said.

Puttur police had on Wednesday registered a case against the five people on charges of criminal intimidation, unlawful assembly and wrongful restraint.

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Location: India, Karnataka, Mangaluru




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