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Mangalore tense after RSS worker’s murder: Case registered against BJP MPs

A case  has been registered against BJP MPs and Shobha Karandlaje and Nalin Kateel  for leading a procession of protestors.

Published: 08th July 2017 06:28 PM  |   Last Updated: 08th July 2017 06:28 PM   |  A+A-

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By Express News Service

MANGALORE: Situation in Mangalore continue to be tense for the second day on Saturday. Many vehicles were damaged in stone pelting during a procession in which body of a RSS worker was taken to his home town near Mangalore on Saturday.

RSS worker Sharat Madivala was attacked by unidentified assailants and he died in a hospital on Friday.

A large number of people participated in the procession in which his body taken to his home town. Police had to resort to lathicharge to control people who pelted stones at vehicles and houses.

Five people have been taken into custody. Meanwhile, the police have also lodged an FIR against two BJP MPs, Shobha Karandlaje and Nalin Kateel as they led a procession with 800 odd people on Friday defying curfew orders imposed in the area.

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