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Crimes against people for the Northeast are showing no signs of simmering down with fresh cases being reported from various parts of the country. Necessary cases have been filed in this regard and some arrests have been made. Developments are ongoing.
The Bangalore police have arrested three persons for allegedly assaulting two students from North-East India over a trivial row late on Thursday night. The accused have been identified as Lokesh, Raghu and Mohan Kumar, residents of Marenahalli, Chandra Layout and Bydrahalli respectively. All the three are fruit vendors.
The victims have been identified as Lal Mantuia (19) an engineering student of Ambedkar College and Lal Hmangaisia (19) a student of St. Joseph College in Shanthinagar and natives of Mizoram.
According to the police, the victims were returning to their hostel in Papa Reddy Layout at around 11 p.m. when the accused passed comments and a heated argument ensued. The three accused beat-up the students and escaped.
The assault came to light after Lal Hmangaisia approached the Jnanbharthi Police Station and registered a complaint against the accused. Swinging into action, the Jnanbharthi police arrested the trio. An assault case under section 307 of IPC has been registered and investigation is underway.
NEW DELHI CASE
Brilliant Horam, a Tangkhul student from Manipur, studying at DU College was brutally assaulted by three youths on his way back to his rented house at Burari in North Delhi on Saturday (May 30) evening.
He was found lying unconscious with bruises on his head, face and hand. He was taken to a nearby hospital where his condition is stated to be serious. He has lost his mental composure and cannot remember basic facts like his father's name etc.
The Tangkhul Student Union has informed that a case has been registered under attempt to murder and SC/ST atrocities Act.
In the latest developments, out of the three culprits, the victim has identified two of them. One has been arrested and police has assured that the other two will be arrested by 4 pm today (May 31).