Girls thrashed at Karnataka’s Mangalore for partyingJuly 28th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 28 (IANS) In shocking incident of moral policing, young women attending a party at a resort in Karnataka’s coastal city of Mangalore were Saturday slapped, pulled by their hair and pushed around by a group of people, police said.
Kannada TV channels showed a man slapping a girl and others pulling the hair of another girl at the resort in Mangalore, about 350 km from here.
Six assailants, said to be members of Hindu Jagran Vedike, were taken into custody by the Mangalore police who went to the sport after alerted by the resort authorities.
A police spokesperson told reporters there that three young women and four young men were holding a party when the attack took place.
This is the second time that such an attack on women has taken place in the city.
In January 2009, a group of Sri Ram Sene activists had thrashed women and men at a pub.
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