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Instead of two, police should have shot everyone in Mangaluru violence: MLA Somashekhar Reddy on CAA protests

Ballari MLA and brother of mining baron Janardhana Reddy, Somashekhar Reddy defended police action in Mangaluru and said police should have “shot everyone”. He also warned minorities of backlash if provoked.

Jan 3, 2020, 7:13 PM IST

Bengaluru: Few days after Union government's action of taking everyone into confidence to garner support for CAA and NRC, Ballari MLA B Somashekhar Reddy asked the minority community members not to listen to Congress leaders and warned of action if provoked.

Speaking at an event organised in support of CAA and NRC, Somashekhar Reddy said, minorities come out to protest following the provocation from Congress.  He also defended the action taken by   Mangaluru City Police in firing at protesters and said instead of two, they (police) should have shot everyone there.