Mangaluru: A Bajrang Dal (BD) activist has been arrested by the Kadri police on December 26, for commenting on a woman who had filed a complaint against BD leaders for interrupting and stopping the screening of the movie ‘Dilwale’ in Mangaluru.
The arrested has been identified as Punit Kottari, the co-convener of BD’s Mangalore unit.
Social activist Vidya Dinker had filed a complaint against 21 Bajrang Dal activists for stopping the Dilwale movie from being screened in Mangaluru. In response to the case filed against Bajrang Dal activists, derogatory comments were posted on Facebook against Vidya Dinker in the name of “Veera Kesari”. There were also comments of rape and threat to her life. Vidya Dinker again filed a complaint against the Bajrang Dal activists in the Kadri police station against the derogatory and life threatening comments.
Based on her complaint, Punit Kottari was arrested and produced before the court, where he was remanded to judicial custody for three days.