Mangaluru Man Assaulted By Students For Allegedly Saying India Is A 'Hindu Rashtra' (WATCH VIDEO)

The video of the assault went viral on social media post which the city police commissioner P S Harsha asked people not to sensationalise the issue, saying it was an isolated incident.

Mangaluru Man Assaulted By Students For Saying India Is A 'Hindu Rashtra'
Screen grab taken from the video uploaded by a user on YouTube.
By: ABP News Bureau
Updated: 26 Sep 2019 02:34 PM
Mangaluru: A man in his twenties was thrashed by a group of students at a mall here on Wednesday for allegedly making communal remarks, reports said.

Reports say Manjunath, a native of Bantwal, was roughed up by the youths  so saying "this is Hindu Rashtra and Muslims should not come here".


According to the police, a verbal altercation over tea led to the assault. Police said action would be taken against those who assaulted the youth based on video evidence.

Manjunath filed a complaint at the Pandeshwar police station and a case has been registered, police told news agency PTI.



The video of the assault went viral on social media post which the city police commissioner P S Harsha asked people not to sensationalise the issue, saying it was an isolated incident.

Action will be taken against the attackers, he assured.

Mangaluru is considered to be a communally sensitive region in the southern state of Karnataka.

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