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Congo national beaten up for rash driving

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Irate public beat up a 22-year-old Congo national who drove his car rashly in an inebriated state and knocked down two motorcycle riders in Kalyan Nagar on Wednesday.

The accused, Bob Kotanga, a student of CMR College, was returning home in a car with his friends after attending a party. He knocked down motorcycle rider Asif (32) and pillion rider Misba Pasha (22) who were returning home from work. The duo sustained severe injuries and were rushed to a nearby hospital. Sensing trouble Kotanga tried to escape, but irate passers-by chased and caught him and thrashed him badly before handing him over to the police.

The Banasawadi police have taken up a case against Kotanga while Kotanga has also filed a complaint accusing the mob of beating him up, a senior police officer said.

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Printable version | Jan 28, 2020 6:28:15 AM | https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/bangalore/congo-national-beaten-up-for-rash-driving/article7818669.ece

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