Sagar: The police resorted to lathi-charge in order to control the verbal altercation between two factions on the recruitment of Athaullah, as the governing body the Jamia Masjid and Azad Masjid.
Iqram Ali Khan, resident of Nehru Nagar was severely injured in this lathi charge. He was taken to the Megan hospital of Shivamogga for further treatment. The public criticized the act of lathi charge by police and urged for the immediate suspension of police official Santosh Nayak, for beating Iqram who was observing fast during the holy month of Ramzan.
A huge number of people gathered near Azad masjid expressing outrage against Abdul Ghani, chairman of BJP’s Waqf board Shivamogga District, alleged him for creating an uproar in the holy month of Ramzan.