Puttur: Murder attempt on SI during Uppinangady protest - Another held

Daijiworld Media Network - Puttur (SP)

Puttur, Jan 12: The Uppinangady police had taken into custody Popular Front of India (PFI) leaders for questioning relating to an incident of altercation between groups which were armed with swords. A protest was held on December 14, seeking to release these PFI leaders. On that occasion, murder attempt by stabbing Bantwal rural station sub-inspector, Prasanna Kumar, was made apart from some other incidents of violence. Relating to these acts, the Uppinangady police have arrested another accused.

The person now arrested is Muhammed Haneef (41), resident of Borugadde in Kukkala village, Madanthyaru. He was arrested from near Madanthyaru panchayat office on Tuesday January 11 and produced in the court.

Protest on December 14, 2021 (file photo)

Relating to the incident, seven persons had been arrested in the past. Relating to the developments which happened during the protest, ten people had been arrested for assaulting women police officers on duty. As of now, a total of 18 persons stand arrested relating to the above incident of protest held on December 14 that led to various other incidents.





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  • k b r, Mangala Uru

    Wed, Jan 12 2022

    law should not spare thundu poakris....

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  • Ajay Rebello, Kallianpur

    Wed, Jan 12 2022

    Chance to escape for armed assailants in original case.

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  • RkR, Mangalore/ Dubai

    Wed, Jan 12 2022

    Safeguarding us and himself, never to forget it’s the Job He has his family waiting for him!!

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  • H. Almeida., Bendur/Andheri.

    Wed, Jan 12 2022

    Readers, using weapons to create fear is unprecedented in Kerala and Karnataka... Attacking police officers is unacceptable and must viewed in the prism of terrorism. We are shocked at the deteriorating lawlessness, the escalating hate and retribution Such antinationals activities are unheard in Mumbai, the financial capital of India !!!

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  • Kumar, Al-Khor, Qatar

    Wed, Jan 12 2022

    If they are enjoying BPL card facility, remove it. Person who can afford to have a sword is no more a BPL.

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