Student assaulted for talking to girl

A student of final year BCA studying at the Bhandarkars College was assaulted by an Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) activist for allegedly speaking to a girl student of the same college in Kundapur town in Udupi district. The girl student belonging to another faith of the same college had asked the victim, Akeeph, how he did his examinations. At this, Shashikanth, a student of the same college and an ABVP activist, who was nearby, assaulted Akeeph. The incident has been captured on the CCTV camera. After the assault, Shashikanth fled from the spot. Akeeph was later admitted to the Government Hospital in Kundapur. Naseer Hussain, Kundapur Sub-Inspector, told The Hindu that Shashikanth was known for creating nuisance in the college. A complaint has been registered at the Kundapur police station, Mr. Hussain added.

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Source of information News Report Place of incident University
Number of victims 1 Identity of victim Muslims
Location of incident University Was cross FIR filed 0
perpetrator Organizational Right Wing Hindutva Details of the FIR

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Date of incident: October 04, 2016
Nature of Violence
  • Physical assault
  • Causal factors
  • Attack against work/ideology/activism of individual or group
  • Name of the victim : Akeeph
    Name of Perpetrator ABVP acitivists
    State Karnataka
    District/City Udupi
    Party In Power / Incidents INC - Indian National Congress
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