3 Persons Assaulted for Shouting “Jai Shri Ram” on Ram Navami in Bengaluru, 4 Held

Bengaluru: Three persons were allegedly assaulted in Bengaluru for shouting “Jai Shri Ram” on the occasion of Ram Navami. In relation to the case, two men were arrested and two minors were detained.

This incident occurred on Wednesday at the Chikkabettahalli area of the city.

Union Minister Shobha Karandlaje who is contesting from Bangalore North Lok Sabha constituency, met the victims at their residence on Wednesday night and condemned the incident.

According to police, the incident happened when Pavan Kumar, Rahul and Binayak, residents of Sanjeevininagar, were going in their car towards MS Palya. They had a saffron flag and were shouting “Jai Shri Ram”. They were stopped by the assailants and questioned why they were raising “Jai Shri Ram”.

The accused Sameer, Farman along with two minors came back and assaulted Pavan Kumar, Rahul and Binayak and left the spot.

According to police sources, Rahul was hit on the head with a stick and Binayak sustained an injury to nose bone.

A case was registered by Vidyaranyapura police under IPC sections 295A (deliberate and malicious acts, intended to outrage religious feelings of any class by insulting its religion or religious beliefs); 298 (uttering, words, etc, with deliberate intent to wound the religious feelings); 143 (unlawful assembly); 147 (punishment for rioting); 504 (intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of the peace); 324 (voluntarily causing hurt by dangerous weapons or means); 326 (voluntarily causing grievous hurt); 506 (punishment for criminal intimidation) and 149 (every member of unlawful assembly guilty of offence committed), police said.

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