Mangaluru: Deputy Commissioner A.B. Ibrahim on Tuesday assured of State Government reimbursing expenses for treatment of persons injured in the clashes at Uppinangady and several other places.
Mr. Ibrahim made this assurance after meeting the injured persons undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Ujire. Later, he also visited shops, which were set ablaze following the clash.
Mr. Ibrahim on behalf of the district administration assured to bear medical costs. However, he did not promise reimbursement of other loss. Earlier in the day, MP Nalin Kumar Kateel also met the victims in the hospital.
Security beefed up
Meanwhile, the police personnel have been deployed at several places in the district, following communal clashes.
Congress shuns communal hatred
Earlier in the day, the members of youth congress submitted a memorandum to Amrit Paul, Inspector General of Police (Western Range) urging him to not to allow programmes which are aimed to promote communal hatred in the society. The members demanded the arrest of Praveen Togadia and Kalladka Prabhakar Bhat who delivered hate speeches at 'Virat Hindu Sangam' at Puttur. “Do not allow programmes which divide the secular fabric of the society”, they stressed.