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Mangaluru: Police names deceased protestors as accused in FIR

Prime News, State, (Mangaluru), December 23:-Mangaluru city police have named two people killed in police firing in the city on Thursday as accused in the First Information Report (FIR) on the violent protests against Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).

Jaleel, 49, and Nausheen, 23, were killed due to bullet injuries when police opened fire at an anti-CAA protest march in Bunder area in the heart of the city on December 19.

As per the FIR, Jaleel and Nausheen were part of the violent protest against CAA, which was organised by Muslim organisations.

Jaleel has been named as accused No 3 while Nausheen has been named accused No 8 in the FIR.

A total of 77 people have been included in the FIR for their involvement in the protests.

The development came after Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa visited the city Saturday and directed Dakshina Kannada Deputy Commissioner Sindhu B Roopesh to provide compensation for the families of victims immediately.

CM Yediyurappa on Sunday has announced Rs 10 lakhs ex-gratia each to families of the two men killed in police firing during anti-Citizenship Amendment Act.

Addressing the press, he further added that an impartial enquiry will be ordered in the firing incident after discussion with Home Minister Basavraj Bommai. It will be completely apolitical.

-(NAV, Inputs: Agencies)

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