Bengaluru police taking steps to reach out to NE people: Rijiju

Christ University student Higio Guntey has alleged that he was beaten up by his landlord, who also forced him to lick his shoes for using excessive water.

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Union Minister Kiren Rijiju on Friday urged the Karnataka government to take strong action on Arunachal student case. He further informed that Bengaluru Police are taking steps to stop discrimination against northeastern people.

Bengaluru police taking steps to reach out to North-East people, says Kiren Rijiju

''The Home ministry has been issuing advisories to the state government for safety and stringent actions if there is any attack on people from the northeast,'' Rijiju said.

Higio Guntey, who hails from Arunachal Pradesh and is a fourth-semester student of Christ University, was allegedly beaten and forced to lick his house owner's shoes for using excessive water in Bengaluru on March 6. The incident came to light on March 9 after Guntey filed a police complaint against the landlord.

The house owner was identified as Hemanth Kumar and a case was registered against him on March 9 following Guntey's complaint.

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