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Trolled on FB, Ugrappa wants cops to act against Brahmins' group

Published On : 23 Dec 2016   |  Reported By : Courtesy : DHNS   |  Pic On: Photo credit : DHNS


Bengaluru, DHNS: Congress MLC and chairperson of legislature committee on crimes against women and children, V S Ugrappa on Thursday sought police action against members of Swacha Brahmana Vedike, for trolling him on social media.

Addressing the media in Bengaluru, Ugrappa said that members of the Vedike, who are also followers of Ramachandrapura Mutt seer Raghaveshwara Bharathi Swami, had attacked him for his recent remarks on the seer.

On Tuesday, Ugrappa had given media statements on police inaction against the seer, who is facing sexual harassment charges by two women.

A day later it was brought to his notice that he was being attacked on Facebook, reportedly by members of the Vedike.

“There are some 98 messages, where various members of the group have attacked me using extremely derogatory language. They have even issued a death threat to me on the forum. They have also attacked the committee, the Congress government, minorities and members of other communities,” he said.

He said that he would write to the chief minister and the home minister about the development. He has lodged a complaint at the Vidhana Soudha police station, seeking action against all members of the Vedike who have trolled him.

He also said that if he or his family members are harmed in any manner, then the seer and his followers are to be blamed.







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