Bajrang leader, 3 others booked for ‘assaulting’ boy, forcing him to chant “Jai Sriram” in Karnataka
A 25-year-old local Bajrang Dal leader and three minor boys have been booked on charges of threatening and assaulting a boy and forcing him to chant ‘Jai Sriram’ in Dakshina Kannada district in Karnataka, police said on Friday.
The incident occurred in communally sensitive Bantwal taluk a few days ago, but a video of it went viral on the social media, after which the boy filed a complaint with the police on Thursday.
Based on the complaint, a case was registered at Vittal police station against Bajrang Dal leader Dinesh of Kanyana and three minor boys. The four had allegedly accosted the boy, hailing from Kudtamugeru village, at a school ground and threatened to kill him, police said.