Vijayapura: Based on a complaint filed by Assitant Professor Sandeep of Dr PG Halakatti College of Engineering and Technology, the AMPC police in Vijayapura have lodged an FIR against members of Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) who forced the assistant to kneel down for a Facebook post that they claimed was “anti-India” post.
The accused were identified as Sachin Bagewadi, Kamalesh Sahukar, Vinod Manivaddar, Basavaraj Lagali, Sachin Kolur and Santosh Chaudhary, they all are members of the ABVP. A case has been registered against them under section 143, 147, 341,447, 290, 504, 506, and 149.
Recalling the incident, the victim professor said, “I am concerned about my dignity at my work place as well as in the society. there are people who treat me as an anti-national. Police investigation takes time, but only after the investigation it will be clear if anyone gets punishment. However, I have been stigmatized. How to get back my dignity,” he asked.
Source: Vartha Bharathi