Gadag: Two youths stabbed during Muharram procession

12:53 PM Aug 10, 2022 | Team Udayavani |

Gadag: Two youths were stabbed during a Muharram procession in Mallasamudra village on Tuesday, August 9.


The injured are Toufeeq Hosamani (23) and Mustaq Hosamani (24).

The condition of Toufeeq Hosamani is stated to be critical. The injured have been admitted to GIMS hospital of Gadag. The police claim that the incident had taken place due to old rivalry.

Following the incident, Somesh Gudi, Yallappa Gudi and their associates were taken into custody. In retaliation, the victims’ families along with hundreds of community members, including women, attacked the house of accused Somesh Gudi.

The violent mob had smashed the doors, windows of the house and assaulted the family members.


Meanwhile, security has been intensified in sensitive areas to avoid any untoward incidents.




(With IANS inputs)


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