Mangalore, October 11: The cops have taken three persons into custody for assaulting a video editor.
The arrested persons are Amir from Thokkottu, Aslam from Attavar and Jalil from Kudroli.
The Raghavendra Achar (38) video editor was attacked and assaulted at Kunil complex in Kankanady on Tuesday October 7th for conversing with a girl from another community.
A crew of around 10 men had entered the shop where the victim worked as a video editor and ruined the place, destroying the computers and looting cash from the shop. The men also allegedly threatened to kill the victim after assaulting him.
The reason behind the assault was that a girl from other community had visited his shop to write a CD which these men did not like. Raghavendra was asked to stop talking to girls from the other community.
Raghavendra Achar was admitted to government hospital post the assault.
Along with the police complaint, South Kanara Photographers Association, Mangalore in this regard had sent a requisition to Police Commissioner. Cops have revealed that, based on the recent information some more accused will be taken into custody sooner.