Members of Somavamsha Sahasrarjun Kshatriya Samaj took out a silent protest here on Wednesday seeking an inquiry by the Central Bureau of Investigation into the alleged rape and murder of a college student from Athani in Belgaum district.

The protesters marched from Tulaja Bhavani Temple to Mini-Vidhana Soudha.

They held placards condemning the incident in which a PU student was allegedly raped and burnt in her classroom. They submitted a memorandum, addressed to the President, to the tahsildar.

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