MANGALORE: Three students of Vijaya College, Mulki, were assaulted on Wednesday, allegedly for not participating in a bandh called by a right wing student’s organization to protest the alleged kidnapping and sexual assault of a medical student in Manipal. The students are Raziq, 19, and Rifan, and Safwan, 18. The members of the student’s organization are said to have been heckling the trio over the issue ever since the protest was held.
However, Mulki police, who are investigating the case under whose limits the above incident as alleged by Campus Front of India took place
have denied the allegations. cited by CFI.
According to police, a motorcycle driven by Shivu, a student of the college, had hit Rifan at Bappanadu on Tuesday. The students made peace. However, the patch up did not last long. bearing a grudge, the two groups of students were at each other
with Raziq alleging that he was beaten up by Shivu and four others.
Raziq, Rifan and Safwan were admitted to the primary health centre at Mulki. In a related development, Shivu and his friends Sharath, Rakshith, Sachin, and Sooraj, accused of beating up the trio, got themselves admitted in a private hospital alleging that they were also assaulted.
in Mulki. They in turn alleged that Tamraz, Saddam, Rameez, Arif, Suhail, Raziq, Safwan and others assaulted them. This was not the end of the day-long prolonged action involving these two groups.
Police said Tausif, M K Hussain, locals and others, numbering around 10 in turn beat up Pranam, Nithish Bhandary and Sudarshan who had gone to the private hospital to inquire about the health of Shivu and his friends. These three too have been admitted to the same private hospital.
K Somaiah, police sub-inspector, is investigating the case. Three separate FIRs have been filed in this connection.