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Dalit activists fight in police station

Two Dalit activists exchanged blows in the chamber of the Sub-Inspector of the Urwa Police Station on Tuesday evening.

Lingappa Nantoor, leader of Democratic Youth Federation of India’s Dalit faction, had come along with a group of DYFI activists to the police station to report against a false complaint lodged against their activist Manoj by Dalit Sangarsha Samiti (Ambedkar Vaada) activist Sadashiva.

As the group was coming out Mr. Sadashiva entered the chamber of the police Sub-Inspector and demanded registering of complaint against Mr. Manoj. There was heated exchange of words between Mr. Sadashiva and Mr. Nantoor and a fracas ensued. The Sub Inspector separated the two. He then registered cases against Mr. Sadashiva and Mr. Nantoor for obstructing police while on duty, the police said.

Ambulance damaged

A woman, who runs seven ambulances, has filed a complained with the Mangalore South police about miscreants damaging her vehicles parked near Wenlock Hospital on Monday. Radhika said her ambulances had become immobile.

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