Student from North-east attacked in Bengaluru, Home Ministry to look into it

11 days ago | 13-03-2017 | IBNS

Bengaluru/New Delhi, Mar 13 : Union Minister Kiren Rijiju on Monday has said that his department, Ministry of Home Affairs, will look into the attack on a student from Arunachal Pradesh in Bengaluru, Karnataka.

On Monday, the Minister of State for Home Affairs and Lok Sabha MP from Arunachal Pradesh, tweeted, My office is pursuing this case. When we are talking of the safety of Indians abroad such incidents in our own country are very saddening.

According to media reports, Higio Gungtey, a student of Christ University, was allegedly attacked by his landlord, Hemanth Kumar over a water-related dispute.

Based on the students complaint, police registered several charges against the landlord but reportedly he managed to get anticipatory bail.