Karnataka: Bajrang Dal Members Assault 2 Women, Burn A Canteen on Suspicion of Selling Beef
According to the police, only mutton and chicken items were sold in the makeshift stall.
A group of Bajrang Dal workers allegedly burnt a makeshift canteen in Sakleshpur, Karnataka. The incident took place on January 31, and the police registered a complaint on February 1.
According to a report in The Hindu, five or six members of the Hindutva group suspected that beef was being sold in the stall. As per the owner Shamim, the Bajrang Dal members allegedly ransacked the tent and assaulted the two women running the canteen before burning it.
The makeshift stall owners Shamim and Khamrunnisa of Raghavendra Nagar sold only mutton and chicken items, the police said. A case has been booked on the charges of voluntarily causing hurt (IPC Section 323), assault on women (354), causing damage (427), committing mischief by fire (436), and criminal intimidation (506) against the culprits.