Attack on Innocents by Whoever will not be Tolerated -Chandra Sekhar

Mangaluru: Police Commissioner Chandra Sekhar held a press meet regarding the unrest in Ullal at his office here, on April 27.
Addressing the mediapersons, Chandra Sekhar said, “Those involved in attacks on innocents are either mad or are under the influence of some substance.” On the morning of 26 April, an assault was reported on Ibrahim Naspaan a resident of Ullal. Based on the clues, the police have arrested Shivraj alias Shiva (18) of Kumpala. Shiva is an electrician by profession. “Shiva was nabbed by the CCB police near Talapady. Around 4-5 accused are yet to be nabbed in this connection,” Chandra Sekhar added.

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Another incident of assault on three individuals, Safwan, Nizam and Saleem was reported on April 26. A Special Investigation Team (SIT) has been formed to probe the incidents. The SIT consists of Police Inspector (PI) from Konaje Police Station, PI from Panambur Police Station, PI CCB and ACP South.

“As a precautionary measure, Section 144 was imposed for 7 days in the Ullal Police Station limits on April 26 from 6 pm,” Chandra Sekhar said. Section 144 restricts groups of more than five individuals, no processions can be held, weapons and arms are banned, a ban on explosives, ban on the display of statue or mortal remains of a person.


“10 KSRP platoons, 5 ASPs, 8 Inspectors, 6 SIs, 10 ASIs and 260 police personnel are deployed to restore order in the region,” he added.

Speaking about the Baliga murder case Chandra Sekhar said, “Accused Naresh Shenoy had applied for an anticipatory bail and we have moved an application seeking bail denial. Further investigations are on to bring the culprits to book.”

On efforts to tackle Ganja menace, Chandra Sekhar said, “We are pressed into action to stop this menace. We have identified around 35 boys who are addicted to Ganja. They are currently undergoing de-addiction at rehabilitation centres.”


“In places of unrest, we have decided to use CCTV cameras as a deterrent to violent activities. We have identified certain locations and tenders are already been floated. We will also take steps to recruit police personnel and fill any vacant positions,” he added.

DCP Shantharaj and DCP Dr Sanjeev Patil were also present.

1 Comment

  1. So….after shouting ‘pakistan zindabad’ and calling for India’s destruction, the anti-Indian groups go ahead and label Bhagat Singh as ‘terrorist’ comparing him today’s filthy rats who go around killing innocents and raping women and children!! This is the new India where anti-Indian figures are the new national symbols!! This is going to have a nasty end.

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