In Mangalore, A Muslim youth was stripped, tied to a pole and beaten for over an hour in a crowded marketplace for allegedly speaking to a Hindu woman.
While the victim works as a Manager in an Accessories Store in Mangalore, The Woman is a sales-girl in the same store. The incident happened when both of them were on their way to an ATM to withdraw cash of Rs 2,000 which the woman wanted to borrow from him as a loan. A group of men with knives and staves in their hands blocked their way. After an argument, The woman was slapped for trying to save the Manager and she somehow managed to escape from there.
After Local Cable Channels telecasted the news, Cops rushed to the market and took 14 of Bajrang Dal activists who were involved in the ghastly act into custody. A case was registered under relevant section of Indian Penal Code.