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Kashmiri student attacked in Bengaluru; 4 arrested

The victim is identified as Absar Zahoor Dhar, a 24-year-old from Srinagar, Kashmir. Absar received severe injuries on his head and was rushed to a nearby hospital in Bengaluru

Kashmiri student attacked in Bengaluru; 4 arrested
Bengaluru, First Published Mar 25, 2019, 10:18 AM IST
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Bengaluru: A 24-year-old Kashmiri student has been assaulted in Bengaluru. Absar Zahoor Dhar was attacked by miscreants in AECS Layout near HAL in southeast Bengaluru. The victim is a civil engineering student and self funds his education through modelling and had no idea why he was brutally beaten.

The victim received severe injuries on his head, and a case was registered against the attackers at the HAL police station. Based on the complaint filed by the victim, the HAL police officials arrested four men who are the residents of Kundalahalli Colony.

The accused are identified as Nithin (25), Gautham (26), Santosh (20) and Manjesh (21). The trouble for Absar began on March 19 when Nithin accused him of eve-teasing and warned him. Though Absar politely defended himself and denied the allegation, he was targetted the following day (March 20) and was attacked with iron rods outside an ice cream parlour.

With the help of Absar's friend, who approached came in a motorcycle, the duo managed to escape from the attackers. After the attack, the victim is now living in fear.

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