Mangaluru, May 4 (PTI) Four persons suspected to be Bajrang Dal activists have been arrested in connection with the assault of a Muslim youth who was found in the company of a Hindu girl at Puttur in Dakshina Kannada district on Wednesday.
The arrested have been identified as S Pradeep (19), a resident of Olamogru village, Dinesh Gowda (25) from Kedambadi, Nishant Kumar (19) from Guthumane and Prajwal (23), a resident of Aryapu village, police sources said.
Mohammed Farish (18), a resident of Mareel Kadumane, was attacked by a group of men when he was drinking juice at a parlour with a Hindu girl who is his classmate. Farish received deep bruises on his body following the vicious assault.
Farish and the Hindu girl are students of Kabaka government college in Puttur.
Farish is currently undergoing treatment at the government hospital in Puttur. PTI MVG MVG ANE