Kundapur: HJV activists lay siege to police station alleging torture by officials


Team Udayavani, Oct 9, 2021, 11:01 AM IST

Kundapur: Several HJV activists laid siege to Kundapur town police station on Friday, October 8, protesting against the alleged torture of its activists who were taken into custody for questioning.

It is said that a youth belonging to another religion had uploaded a distorted version of Chaitra Kundapur’s speech on social media after which he was assaulted by a few people.

After a complaint was registered, police officials had taken several people into custody for questioning. They were also made to sign a bond before their release.

However, the HJV activists alleged that their activists were beaten up by the police during interrogation. Hundreds of activists gathered in front of the police station and sang Bhajans.

Hindu Jagarana Vedike Mangaluru divisional general secretary Prakash Kukkehalli demanded a thorough investigation of the current incident.

Deputy superintendent of police Srikanth, and inspector Gopikrishna assured to conduct an investigation if a written complaint is given.

 

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