Hindu right-wing men assault Muslim auto driver for carrying Hindu girl passenger in Karnataka

Hindutva goons wielding swords and knives amid a rally. [File Photo]

Mangaluru: In yet another case of moral policing in Dakshina Kannada district, Hindu right-wing men waylaid an auto rickshaw for carrying a Hindu girl passenger and phydically assaulted the Muslim driver near Dharmasthala in Belthangady taluk on August 2 night, police sources told PTI

The members of Sangh Parivar waylaid the vehicle at around 9pm and assaulted the driver, Mohammed Ashique, 22, presumably for the reason that the passenger was a Hindu girl, they said.

Ashique is a resident of Ujire in the taluk. A case has been registered and investigation is on.

Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, who visited Mangaluru on August 1, had instructed the police to take strict action against those getting involved in moral policing incidents.

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