Moral policing: Students attacked near theatre in Mangaluru

Imtiyaz and his friend later filed a complaint with the Sullia police, naming the persons who assaulted them.

PTIUpdated: Friday, December 09, 2022, 12:10 PM IST
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Mangaluru: In a case of moral policing, two young students were allegedly assaulted by a group of five people in front of a cinema theatre at Sullia in Dakshina Kannada district, police sources said on Friday.

The two students, Mohammed Imtiyaz (20) and his 18-year-old girlfriend who belonged to the same community, were waiting to watch the movie 'Kantara' on Wednesday when they were attacked.

Imtiyaz and his friend later filed a complaint with the Sullia police, naming the persons who assaulted them. The accused have been identified as Abdul Hameed, Ashraf, Sadique, Jabeer Jattipalla and Siddique Borugudde. They also threatened them with life, the complaint said.

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