Puttur: BJP youth leader assaulted in Kadaba, bandh called on Monday

Daijiworld Media Network- Puttur (RJP)

Puttur, Jul 16: The BJP youth leader from Kadaba was assaulted by a group on Sunday, July 16. BJP and pro-Hindu organizations have called for a bandh on Monday, July 17 protesting the assault.

Ramesh Kalpure (45) is the victim of the assault. He is also the vice-president of local CA bank.

When Ramesh was returning to his jeep after purchasing some groceries from Yashoda Super Shop, he was assaulted suddenly by a group of five people. One of them used a wooden plank to beat up Ramesh. When the assault took place, people gathered within no time and caught the culprits. Later they were handed over to police.

Prakash, Teenson, Sanosh, Lijo and Santosh are the persons who assaulted Ramesh.

Ramesh has been injured on his nose and left eye. He was given first aid at Kadaba and then was rushed to a hospital in Puttur.

Ramesh has stated in his complaint that the culprits took away Rs 55,000, a gold chain, a bracelet and a mobile phone from him.

Heavy arguments took place between supporters of Ramesh and friends of the culprits in front of Kadaba police station. Police controlled the situation later. Puttur circle inspector Anil Kulkarni and Kadaba SI Prakash Devadiga came to the Kadaba police station.

BJP and Hindu organizations have condemned the assault and called for a bandh on Monday.