Mangalore, September 20: Protest was staged in front of the Kankanady police station by the Bajrangdal activists against the arrest of its district convener Bhujanga Kulal on Friday September 19th.
In relation to the assault of the students of MIFSC College on Thursday September 18th, the Cops have arrested nine Bajarangdal activists. Police said that Bhujanga Kulal was the master mind behind the attack. Bajrang Dal activists gathered in large numbers in front of the police station and protested immediately after the news of his arrest had spread. Around 300 protestors expressed their fury on Kulal’s arrest. Cops released Kulal after probing for five hours. Overall, 11members were accused in the case, out of which nine were detained, and two went absconding.
Following a clash between students last week over photography during a college function, the MIFSC Students namely Kalandar Shahid, Shameem, Mohammed Shahad, Ashique, Asfatulla and Shahbaz, were allegedly assaulted by members of Bajrang Dal. On Thursday September 18th, a crew came by a vehicle and allegedly assaulted six students at Pumpwell and had fled the spot. One among the students named Kalandar was stabbed and had suffered serious injuries.