A Muslim boy and a hindu girl threatened

Locals handed over to the police an inter-religious couple found roaming around in B.C.Road today. The boy, Syed Salman is a student of an engineering college in Mudigere, Chikmagalur district. The girl is studying in a private PU college in Mangaluru. Both hail from Mudigere. The girl had gone home on July 23 and while returning Salman had accompanied her. Some local persons in B.C.Road who noticed the couple took them to the police station alleging it to be a case of ‘love jihad’. The police called the parents and after a warning, released the couple. – Prajavani, 28th. Hindutva organizations have alleged that it is a case of ‘love jihad’. – Karavali Ale, 28th.

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Source of information News Report Place of incident Highway
Number of victims 2 Identity of victim Muslim / Hindu
Location of incident Highway perpetrator Religion Hindu
perpetrator Organizational Right Wing Hindutva Was cross FIR filed 0
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Date of incident: July 27, 2016
Nature of Violence
  • Threat
  • Causal factors
  • Inter-community marriage / elopement
  • Name of the victim : Syed Salman
    Name of Perpetrator Bajrang Dal
    State Karnataka
    District/City Dakshina Kannada
    Party In Power / Incidents INC - Indian National Congress
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