Cattle transporter assaulted by Hindutva activists

Locals and Hindutva activists attacked Nagabhushan Hegde 40, on suspicion of transporting cattle illegally, near Kumta, Karnataka. Hegde's vehicle was stopped near a temple, and he was confronted and beaten up by the mob. They then handed him over to the police, who registered a case against him.

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perpetrator Organizational Right Wing Hindutva Was cross FIR filed 0
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Main Information
Date of incident: August 08, 2016
Nature of Violence
  • Physical assault
  • Causal factors
  • Cow Related Violence
  • Name of the victim : Nagabhushan Hegde
    Name of Perpetrator Activists of Hindu Jagarana Vedike
    State Karnataka
    District/City Uttara Kannada
    Party In Power / Incidents INC - Indian National Congress
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