Bengaluru riots

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Bengaluru Riots: Crime Branch Arrests Former Congress Corporator

The Central Crime Branch of Bengaluru Police on November 2 nabbed a key accused of the Bengaluru riots, Rakib Zakir. The former Congress corporator, Rakib, was absconding since the riots. The Bengaluru riots that had happened in August left three people dead and nearly 60 policemen were injured. The NIA is currently investigating the riots, for which internal rift within the Congress party has been cited as a major reason.

Thu, 03 Dec 2020 - 10:58 AM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: Bangalore Riots, Congress Party, Rakib Zakir, bengaluru

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Sampath Raj

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Bengaluru Riots: CCB Hints of Former Mayor's Involvement 

According to Central Crime Branch, former Mayor of Bangalore, Sampath Raj was involved in the violence that took place in the city on August 11. Reportedly, a police officer has confirmed that the accused knew about the violence but had failed to alert the police. The police have so far arrested 421 people in connection with the case and National Investigation Agency has also managed to arrest the key suspect in the case.

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 - 05:11 PM / by Sneha Ramesh

Tags: Bangalore, Bangalore Riots, mayor, CCB, NIA

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Around 10 minors along with a 8-year-old boy was booked under the UAPA Act.

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Bengaluru Riots: Minors Booked Under UAPA Get Bail

Ten minors, including an 8-year-old boy, who were booked under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act for their alleged involvement in stone-pelting during the Bengaluru riots, were granted bail. Advocate Basava Gowda, who appeared for the juveniles, said, "The court observed that juveniles in conflict with the law should always be given a chance for rehabilitation." He also claimed that the juveniles were physically assaulted by the police… read-more

Fri, 09 Oct 2020 - 02:46 PM / by Anjali Bharti

Tags: Bengaluru Police, Bangalore Riots, arrested


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NIA Arrests Key Conspirator in Bangalore Riots Case

The National Investigation Agency (NIA), on September 24, arrested Sayyed Sadiq Ali (44), who is said to be a key conspirator in the Bangalore riots that took place on August 11. NIA conducted search operations in 30 places, around DJ Halli and KG halli where the riots took place. Reportedly, police have seized air guns, DVRs and documents against the Social Democratic Party of India and Popular Front of India.

Fri, 25 Sep 2020 - 02:57 PM / by Sneha Ramesh

Tags: Bangalore, Bangalore Riots, NIA, SDPI

Courtesy: Deccan Herald

Bangalore Riots

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'Citizens for Democracy' Submits Report on Bengaluru Riots; Says, 'Pre-Planned'

A fact-finding committee headed by retired district judge Srikanth D Babaladi, submitted its report to Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa on September 4. The report suggests that the Bengaluru riots on August 11 were "Pre-Planned" and communally motivated. It is also claimed that people from SDPI and PFI are involved in planning the riots. The committee further stated that the mob "specifically targeted certain prominent Hindus in the area".

Fri, 04 Sep 2020 - 07:44 PM / by Mahadevan K V

Tags: bengaluru, Bangalore Riots, Communal Riots, Chief Minister

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Bangalore Violence

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CCB Conducts Searches at SDPI Offices in Connection to Bangalore Violence

The Central Crime Branch (CCB) of Bangalore Police department carried out search operations at three offices of the Social Democratic Party of India (SDPI). The offices located at DJ Halli, KG Halli, and Halsurgate were searched, owing to their connection with the violence that broke out on August 11. So far, at least 415 people have been arrested in relation to the case. 

Tue, 01 Sep 2020 - 03:14 PM / by Sneha Ramesh

Tags: Bangalore, Bangalore Riots, CCB, SDPI, Bangalore Police

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Bangalore Riots

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Banaglore Riots: 3 Killed, 100 Arrested and 60 Police Personnel Injured

Bangalore witnessed violent protests and mob attacks on August 12. A mob of 1000 people gathered outside MLA Akhanda Srinivasa Murthy and his sister's house, on a derogatory facebook post on Prophet Mohammed allegedly shared by his nephew, P Naveen. The mob started pelting stones and set the house on fire. 
According to Suvarna News, A massive mob, rushed into Naveen's house, with rods and stones. The family said that they locked all… read-more

Thu, 13 Aug 2020 - 12:18 AM / by Sweety Agarwal

Tags: Bangalore Riots, Communal Riots, section 144, Congress

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