H.D.Kumaraswamy Flays Manhandling of Ministers



Bengaluru: Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy on Wednesday condemned the manhandling of two state cabinet ministers and a legislator of the ruling dispensation by the police in Mumbai. “Manhandling ministers and MLAs is very annoying and unbecoming of #MumbaiPolice,” tweeted H.D.Kumaraswamy on reports that state Water Resources Minister (Congress) D.K. Shivakumar and state Higher Education Minister (JD-S) G.T. Deve Gowda were manhandled and whisked away to a university campus guest house for detention under preventive custody from a star hotel in Mumbai earlier in the day. Ruling Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) legislator Shivalinge Gowda, who was with the two ministers, was also reportedly roughed up by the Mumbai Police. “This is a black mark on the republic set up of our country,” tweeted the Chief Minister. (IANS)


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