Two protesters, Jaleel (49) and Nausheen (23) were killed during the anti-CAA rally by police gunfire on December 19, 2019
Bangalore: The Karnataka government informed the High Court that it had received a clear opinion in the shooting case during a protest rally against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) in 2019 in the town of Mangaluru.
He made the statement Friday before a divisional bench of Chief Justice Ritu Raj Awasthi, who had considered the public interest litigation (PIL) petition filed by late freedom fighter HS Doreswamy and others demanding an independent investigation on the matter by a member or retiree. judge of the High Court of Karnataka.
Dhyan Chinnappa, the additional attorney general appearing for the state government, told the court that the magistrate’s investigation was completed and the report submitted to the judiciary.
He further stated that the government accepted the report.
In addition, he also told the judiciary that indictments had been filed against those responsible for the violence and that the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) was also investigating complaints about the case.
Professor Ravivarma Kumar, representing the petitioners, raised objections in this regard.
Jaleel Kandak, 49, and Naushan Kudroli, 23, who was shot when police shot protesters near the deputy commissioner’s office in Mangaluru during the anti-CAA protest on December 19, 2019, succumbed to their injuries in a private hospital a day later.
A number of video clips then showed Mangaluru police breaking into Highland Hospital, breaking into the intensive care unit (ICU) and firing tear gas shells where the victims were. under treatment.
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