Makeshift canteen set ablaze over suspected selling of beef
Feb 5, 2019, 4:07 PM IST
Hassan: On Thursday, a group of Bajrang Dal workers allegedly burnt down a makeshift canteen in Sakleshpur in Hassan, Karnataka over suspicion that the canteen served dishes prepared with beef. This incident occurred on Thursday and came to light on February 5.
Superintendent of police AN Prakash Gowda, in a release, said Shamim and Khamrunnisa of Raghavendra Nagar had set up a makeshift tent to sell dishes prepared with mutton and chicken.
According to the Shamim’s complaint, a group of Bajrang Dal workers allegedly ransacked the tent and assaulted the two women who owned the canteen before setting fire to the stall.
Sakleshpur police officials have registered a case against the perpetrators for breaking the law as per IPC section 323 (voluntarily causing hurt), 354 (assault on women), 427 (mischief causing damage), 436 (mischief by fire), and 506 (criminal intimidation). Further details in this regard are awaited.