Mangaluru: Another accused in the case of stripping and assault of a youth in Attavar has been arrested by the Pandeshwar police here on October 2.
The arrested has been identified as Vijaya Bhandary (40), a resident of Maroli Kulshekar.
Hindu activists allegedly assaulted Shakir by stripping and assaulting him by tying him to an electric pole at Babugudde, Attavar on August 24.
Earlier the police have detained 15 suspects in this case. Later two were released as they were innocent. This takes the tally of persons arrested in the case to 14.
Those arrested so far have been in judicial custody and lodged in Ballari jail. Police are also looking out for the other accused in the above case.