Bengaluru: Three engineering students from a private college have been booked for shouting ‘Pakistan Zindabad’ on the college’s premises during a cultural festival on Thursday November 17.
The accused have been identified as Aryan, Dinakar, and Riya Ravichandra. They are students of a private college in Marathahalli.
According to sources, Riya began chanting the slogans at the cultural festival. Her friend joined her in repeatedly shouting the same slogans. One person recorded the duo chanting the slogans and circulated the video.
The video became viral on Friday. Suo Motu charges have been filed under IPC Section 153 by the Marathahalli police. The trio will be granted bail at the station and released.
The accused confessed to shouting out the slogans for fun and not with any other motives when questioned by the police.
According to the police, after the trio shouted the slogans, the other students held them and forced them to chant “Jai Hind” and “Jai Karnataka Mate,” and they were only released after apologising.