Bengaluru: Two Kashmiri brothers assaulted for not speaking Kannada, Mehbooba Mufti demands action

Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti demanded strict action against those who allegedly assaulted two Kashmiri brothers in Bengaluru for not speaking in Kannada.

PTI December 19, 2017 16:16:08 IST
Bengaluru: Two Kashmiri brothers assaulted for not speaking Kannada, Mehbooba Mufti demands action

Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti demanded strict action against those who allegedly assaulted two Kashmiri brothers in Bengaluru for not speaking in Kannada.

According to media reports, a 24-year-old hotel-management student from Kashmir and his elder brother were reportedly beaten up and their vehicle damaged by a group of men near a bus stop in north Bengaluru's Sanjay Nagar locality on the night of 11 December.

"Very disturbed by the news of 2 brothers from Kashmir being assaulted in Bengaluru. I would urge the authorities to take strict action against the accused," Mufti posted on Twitter.

Two persons have been arrested based on the CCTV footage installed near the bus stop.

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