Two muslim drivers assualted

A large group comprising around 20 men arrived in vehicles at around 10 p.m. and attacked two bus drivers Imad (28) and Ashraf (35) with lethal weapons. The incident occurred at Talapady as the two drivers were going home after the last trip. The group has accused them of harassing the Hindu girls travelling in their bus. The Ullal police acted swiftly and managed to arrest five of the attackers. They are Dikshit, Mahesh, Sandesh, Ravish and Ravi. All of them are said to be residents of Kumpala and Talapady. The police have registered a case and investigations are in progress.

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Source of information Civil society reports Place of incident Other :Town
Number of victims 2 Identity of victim Muslims
Location of incident Other Was cross FIR filed 0
perpetrator Organizational Right Wing Hindutva Details of the FIR

FIR filed

Investigating agency Victim's lawyer
Role of police Satisfactory Current status
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Main Information
Date of incident: November 23, 2016
Nature of Violence
  • Physical assault
  • Causal factors
  • Religious identity
  • Name of the victim : Imad, Ashraf
    Name of Perpetrator Dikshit, Mahesh, Sandesh, Ravish, Ravi
    State Karnataka
    District/City Mangalore
    Party In Power / Incidents INC - Indian National Congress
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