Savarkar Poster Clash: Police fire at Mohammed Jabi, 4 Arrested

Savarkar Poster Clash: Police fire at Mohammed Jabi, 4 Arrested

Karnataka: Savarkar Poster Clash, Shivamogga police on Tuesday fired at a suspect, Mohammed Jabi, an accused in a stabbing incident that took place on Monday as two groups clashed over displaying banners of their leaders at Amir Ahmed Circle on BH Road to mark Independence Day.

Jabi is undergoing treatment at District McCann hospital in Shivamogga city.

Savarkar Poster Clash: Police fire at Mohammed Jabi, 4 Arrested
Savarkar Poster Clash: Police fire at Mohammed Jabi, 4 Arrested

According to police, Prem Singh (aged 20) was stabbed after clashes broke out between two communities in the town over putting up banners of Hindutva ideologue Vinayak Damodar Savarkar and 18th century Mysuru ruler Tipu Sultan on Monday.

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Soon after the clash, prohibitory orders under section 144 of the IPC were imposed in the town

A case of attempt to murder was also registered under section 307 of the IPC against those who stabbed Singh, and, in this connection, police arrested Nadeem and Abdul Rehman.


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