Top executive of firm humiliated

Staff Reporter

BANGALORE: The managing director of a German-based needle manufacturing company was humiliated and his face was daubed with black paint on Saturday, allegedly following the sacking of some employees who had hoisted a Kannada flag recently.

The incident occurred in Kumbalgod industrial area on Saturday when members of the Karnataka Rakshana Vedike Swabhimani Bana dragged Ajay Kothari, managing director of SCHMITZ India (Pvt) Limited, from his office and poured black paint on him.