Mangaluru: Member of Parliament and BJP’s Karnataka state president Nalin Kumar Kateel condemned the “act of terror” in which an explosion occurred in an autorickshaw on Saturday in the city.
In a Twitter post, on Sunday, Nalin wrote “The blast in an autorickshaw in Mangaluru is an act of terrorism and I condemn any such incident.”
Further, the MP said, “Our police department and National Investigation Agency are capable of cracking down on such extremist activities effectively and our government is committed to rooting it out.”
Meanwhile, police have formed more than 10 teams to investigate the matter. A case has been registered under the Explosive Substances Act. Mangaluru police are also in touch with central agencies for a comprehensive probe. The City Police Commissioner has ordered tightening security cover in the area.