Kashmiri brothers assaulted in Bengaluru for not speaking Kannada

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According to media reports, a 24-year-old hotel-management student from Kashmir and his elder brother were reportedly beaten up and their vehicle damaged by a group of men near a bus stop in north Bengaluru’s Sanjay Nagar locality on the night of December 11.

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today demanded strict action against those who allegedly assaulted two Kashmiri brothers in Bengaluru for not speaking in Kannada.

“Very disturbed by the news of 2 brothers from Kashmir being assaulted in Bengaluru. I would urge the authorities to take strict action against the accused,” Mufti posted on Twitter today.

Two persons have been arrested based on the CCTV footage installed near the bus stop.

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