Bantwal Case of alleged love jihad

Inter-religious couple were found roaming around B.C. road and taken to police station

Other Informations
Source of information Other :A Chronicle of Communal Incidents In the Coastal district of Karnataka Place of incident Market
Number of victims 2 Identity of victim Unknown
Location of incident Market perpetrator Religion Unknown
perpetrator Organizational Unknown Was cross FIR filed No :No details
Details of the FIR

No FIR was registered, only warning to the boy and girl and sent back home alongwith parents

Investigating agency None Victim's lawyer None
Role of police Unsatisfactory :Police warned the couple and sent back home with their parents Current status Not known :No case was filed
Charges Filed None Other details None
judgement Reference None other information
Civil society reports


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Main Information
Date of incident: July 27, 2016
Nature of Violence
  • Other
  • Causal factors
  • Inter-community marriage / elopement
  • Name of the victim : Syyad Salman, girl's name in not identified
    Name of Perpetrator Not specific individual or group
    State Karnataka
    District/City Chikkamagaluru
    Party In Power / Incidents INC - Indian National Congress
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