Colleges closed in protest against attack on homes

Last Updated: Monday, July 30, 2012 - 13:44

Mangalore: Colleges in the city on Monday remained closed in response to a bandh call given by students to protest the attack on girls and boys at a homestay here allegedly by activists of a Hindu outfit.

Students of St. Aloysius College staged a demonstration in front of their institution, demanding action against the culprits responsible for the attack.

Police said no untoward incident was reported from any part of the city.

Eight persons were arrested yesterday in connection with the attack by suspected activists of Hindu Jagarane Vedike, alleging that it was a rave party at the homestay where illegal activities were going on.

The incident drew widespread condemnation and the BJP government said none would be spared for the `inhuman act.`


First Published: Monday, July 30, 2012 - 13:44
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