Activists thrash hindu man for transporting calf

Activists thrash hindu man for transporting calf

Submitted by alvin on Thu, 2016-08-04 16:11 Bhatkal: Communally-sensitive Bhatkal continues to witness unabashed vigilantism by right wing activists. In yet another incident, a group of Hindutva activists allegedly assaulted a man and paraded him semi-naked for what they claimed as illegal transportation of cattle.Strangely the victim is a hindu, Manjaiah Naika (28), a resident of Puravarga in the taluk. It is said that the activists waylaid the vehicle in which Naika was transporting a calf. Suspecting that he was supplying the calf to a minority community, they thrashed him black and blue. They later paraded him semi-naked till the police station. The police took the victim into custody but did not arrest the attackers for taking law into their hands.Severely brusied Naika is being treated at a hospital here. Bhatkal SI Revathi is investigating the case.