Police detained four persons in connection to moral policing in bus

Saturday, December 11th, 2021

Mangaluru : Police detained four persons in connection to a moral policing case on Saturday December 11. The arrested are identified as Prakash, Ranjith, Raghavendra and Pawan. Two among them are said to be the driver and conductor of the bus the couple was travelling in.  The moral policing incident took place on Friday December […]

Moodbidri police arrested two persons on charge of moral policing

Sunday, October 10th, 2021
moral policing

Mangaluru : The Moodbidri police on Saturday arrested two persons on the charge of indulging in moral policing by abusing two women travelling in a car. The arrested were identified as Samhithraj (36) and Sandeep Poojary (34) City Police Commissioner N. Shashi Kumar said the incident occurred on Moodbidri outskirts on Saturday morning. About six to eight […]

BJP’s culture is equal to Talibanis, police should arrest all accused of ‘moral policing

Thursday, September 30th, 2021

Mangalutu : The Congress threatened on Wednesday that it will sit on dharna in front of the Surathkal police station from Thursday if the police did not arrest all those involved in Sunday’s ‘moral policing’ incident which took place at Surathkal toll plaza and invoke stringent provisions against the accused. Addressing presspersons, MLC and Dakshina […]

Police arrested three persons for moral policing at beach

Monday, November 18th, 2019
Mukka beach

Suratkal: Mangaluru police arrested three persons in connection with the moral policing incident at Mukka beach here. The arrested have been identified as Sunil (40), Vasanth (42) and Sukeeth (23). The victim, Abdul Rehman Bisirat in his complaint said that he was strolling on the beach in the company of a girl when the group […]

5 persons convicted of moral policing at Mall in Mangaluru

Saturday, October 12th, 2019
court complex

Mangaluru : The sixth additional district and sessions court here on Friday convicted five persons of assaulting a youth of a minority community outside a mall in 2016 for watching a movie with a girl from the majority community. The court fined them Rs 21,000 each, defaulting which they’ll serve eight months’ simple imprisonment. Judge […]

AAP meets the cow-vigilance Victim Praveen Poojari’s family

Monday, August 22nd, 2016

Udupi: AAP strongly condemned the murder of Praveen Poojari in Udupi by the self-appointed “cow-vigilantes” of Hindu activists. A delegation by the AAP members of coastal region met Praveen’s family and offered condolences and support. The state government has completely failed in controlling the law and order, especially in the coastal region, where the situation […]

Report sought on ‘moral policing’

Thursday, June 16th, 2016

Mangaluru : City Police Commissioner M. Chandra Sekhar has sought a report from a police inspector attached to the Konaje police station on the reported attempt by members of a right-wing organisation to assault a boy and girl in a lodge in Deralakatte on Monday. It was reported in the media that the members of […]

Fight against fascist powers : Teesta Setalvad

Saturday, January 30th, 2016
Teesta Setalvad

Mangaluru : Civil rights activist Teesta Setalvad on Friday said that collective action alone could tackle fundamentalist forces involved in moral policing and those fomenting communal trouble. Delivering a special lecture at a programme organised by the Citizens Forum for Mangalore Development at School of Social Work, Roshni Nilaya, in Mangaluru on Friday, she said […]

SP asks to media to use “immoral rowdyism” word instead of “moral policing”

Thursday, November 26th, 2015
SD Sharanappa

Mangaluru : Superintendent of Police Sharanappa S.D. on Wednesday has urged the media and others not to use the word “moral policing” and instead call it “immoral rowdyism” Mangaluru : Superintendent of Police Sharanappa S.D. on Wednesday has urged the media and others not to use the word “moral policing” and instead call it “immoral […]

Moral policing : Muslim merchants will think recruting hindu girl – K Ashraf

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015
Muslim merchants

Mangaluru : United Muslim Organisation DK district President K Ashraf spoke of a possible rise in fear among Muslims to employ Hindus, if cases of moral policing increased. “If members of the Sangh Parivar continue to target Muslim youth for talking to Hindu girls, the members of the Muslim community will develop fear to employ […]