Mangalore Mayor sues Renuka Chowdhary
Mangalore, Feb 17: Mayor of Mangalore City Corporation, Ganesh Hosabettu and several others have charged a criminal case against Renuka Chowdhary for making communally provocative statements that Mangalore has been 'Talibanised'.
"The alleged statement by the Woman and Child Welfare minister had created hatred among different communities. The statement was an insult to the district's people," said a city advocate who helped the complainants file the case in the City Judicial Magistrate court.
"The cases were filed under IPC 153 (A)(communal provocation statement), 153 (B)(statement against country's integrity) and 505 (instigating communal violence)," Padma Prasad Hegde told the media.