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Kannada outfit members barge into state education minister’s bungalow

Karnataka Rakshana Yuva Sene workers allegedly vandalised minister Tanveer Sait’s residence and raised slogans against him.

india Updated: Oct 08, 2017 00:10 IST
Press Trust of India, Bengaluru
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Karnataka’s primary and secondary education minister Tanveer Sait(File Photo)

Members of a Kannada outfit protesting against private schools for demanding donations on Saturday vandalised the official bungalow of the state Primary and Secondary Education Minister Tanveer Sait, following which all 22 of them were arrested.

Karnataka Rakshana Yuva Sene workers assembled from various parts of the city outsideSait’s residence and raised slogans against him, police said, adding the minister was not at home at the time of the incident.

They suddenly barged into his house pushing aside the two police constables guarding the bungalow, destroyed flower pots and broke window panes, the police said.

“We have arrested all of them,” a police official said.

The official said there was no prior intimation about anyprotest.

It happened all of a sudden due to which police could not reach there on time, he added.

The activists of the fringe outfit were protesting against the ‘donation menace’ in the mushrooming private schools in the state.

First Published: Oct 08, 2017 00:10 IST