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Pelting stones incident: 40 held by the cops

The Uppinangady police have arrested 40 persons in connection with stone-pelting incidents and four cases of arson in Karaya and other neighbouring areas.

The police have registered 28 cases – 14 complaints each from the two communities – at the Uppinangady police station. Three cases were registered suo motu by the police.

On Wednesday the police arrested 17 persons while 23 persons surrendered before the local magistrate.


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DC assures reimbursement of hospital expenses: for the victims of Uppinangady clash

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.
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