23, Nov 2022 | CJP Team
The local news media in Manvi Taluk, Raichur district of Karnataka reported on November 20 that a young boy and his kin were attacked by a mob allegedly led by one Ravi and one Alayya as they found the boy watching some objectionable video. Onlookers, while speaking to the media, however, denied the claims made by the mob. In fact, one of the men giving an account of the incident seemed scared to even name the people who were a part of the mob.
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“We are simple people, we go to the fields to work and come in the evening,” said one of the villagers while speaking to the local media. While relaying the incident, one of the villagers said that Syed Ismail and Syed Musthafa were beaten up with rods and were bleeding profusely and were rushed to Raichur Institute of Medical Sciences hospital. After they were admitted, the mob went to the house of the victims and threatened them against filing a complaint with the police. The villagers demand a probe into this matter and protection for the families of the victims while stating that in Kurdi village, the Muslim are in a minority and they do not feel safe.
The news report may be viewed here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JzQoJuRMVLA
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