Several SDPI activists involved in Bengaluru violence, says Karnataka Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai as forensic team collects evidence
“SDPI is a silly organisation. We’re thinking of banning it. Two decisions will be taken shortly. First, the properties of those involved in violence (in Bengaluru) will be confiscated. Second banning SDPI. These two matters will be discussed in cabinet meeting on Aug 20,” minister KS Eshwarappa said. Also Read - Bengaluru Clashes: Section 144 Extended Till August 15 in Riot Areas, 6 CRPF Teams Deployed | Roundup
“Continuing arrests in D J Halli and K G Halli case, another 60 accused arrested, including Kaleem Pasha. The total number of arrests is now 206,” official sources said.
Kaleem Pasha, husband of BBMP Nagavara Corporator Irshaad Begum, and is said to have instigated the rioters, they said.