Mangalore, May 27: It has been reported on May 26, Sunday that a gang of miscreants forcibly entered the office of SDPI at Kaikamba in B C Road and damaged the property of SDPI office and bus stand and beat four persons.
Sources said tension prevailed when an altercation broke out between the SDPI and congress workers.In the melee, Issac an SDPI activist of golthamajalu was injured.
According to the sources, a team of SDPI workers from Kalladka discussed pre-poll events with a group loyal to the congress in Kaikamba. A verbal duel broke out and they started pelting stones and bottles at each other.
Bantwal police rushed to the spot and resorted to mild lathi charge to disperse the crowd. Additional police personnel were deployed to prevent any untoward incidents at the sensitive areas.