Friday, March 12, 2010

Mangalorean.Com- Somasekhara Inquiry: 'Cong leaders' speeches ignited communal riots'

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  • Mangalore

    • In a major twist, a police officer affirmed before the Justice B K Somasekhara Commission of Inquiry that the speeches made by Congress Leaders Oscar Fernandes, Ramanath Rai, Ivan DSouza, U T Khader, Vinay Kumar Sorake and others ignited communal riots in the district after the Church attack incidents on September 14, 2008.
      Deposing as a witness before Commission, which probes the Church attack incidents, here on Thursday, Assistant Sub Inspector Anantha Murudeshwara made this affirmation when Bajrang Dals Advocate Jagadish Shenava asked whether the speech made by those Congress leaders had provoked Christians to agitate.
    • Mangalore

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