A man was allegedly attacked for dropping a woman of another faith on his bike, police said. Two people have been arrested. Two youths were held for allegedly attacking a man for going with a woman of their community on his bike here, a police officer said on Sunday.
“A video of the assault on a bike rider for traveling along with a woman of different faith went viral on social media. A case has been registered in the Suddaguntepalya police station in this connection. Police swiftly acted on this and arrested two people within 12 hours,” the Deputy Commissioner of Police of Bengaluru North East Division said in a statement.
Chief Minister Basavaraj S Bommai also reacted to the incident on Friday night.
“In connection with the case of assault on a man traveling with a woman of a different faith, @BlrCityPolice has acted swiftly, identified, secured 2 accused persons, registered case & legal action is initiated. My Govt deals with such incidents with an iron hand,” he tweeted.
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