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Muslim student physically assaulted for wearing skull cap in Karnataka, FIR against seven

Government First Grade College Terdal in Bagalkote district Karnataka. [File Photo]

Karnataka: An FIR has been lodged against seven people, including the principal, sub-inspector and five others in connection with an alleged physical assault of a student for wearing a skull cap on the premises of a college in Karnataka, police said on Sunday.

The case has been filed as per the directions of the local Banahatti JMFC court by Teradala police station in Bagalkot district of the state, news agency IANS reported.

Naveed Hasan Saab Tharathari, a college student, had submitted a petition in the court in this regard, it said.

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