Mangaluru

Goshala members on hunger strike

Members of Amrutadhara Goshala in Kairangala in Bantwal taluk on Sunday started a relay hunger strike demanding the arrest of persons allegedly involved in theft of cattle from their cow shelter on March 29.

According to a complaint by Rajaram Bhat from the goshala, three persons broke the lock of the cow shelter on March 29.

When they tried to take away two cows, the goshala caretakers raised the alarm and rescued one cow.

One cow was taken away by the thee persons.

Talking to reporters, Mr. Bhat said the accused persons had threatened him and other members of the goshala.

The Konaje police, who have registered the case, are searching for the accused involved in the incident.

Meanwhile, the Anti-Rowdy Squad of South Sub Division arrested Ammemar Imran alias Kutta, 24, of Pudu village in Bantwal in connection with 25 cases of cattle theft in Dakshina Kannada and Kodagu districts. Commissioner of Police T.R. Suresh said the police were looking to see if Imran was involved in the theft of cattle from Amrutadhara Goshala also.

Among the 25 cattle theft cases that Imran has been named as accused include eight cases registered in Bantwal police station and three cases each registered in Mangaluru Rural Police station and Konaje Police station.


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