Uppinangady: Local police on Monday arrested four people for allegedly breaking into a house and assaulting a man and his family. The accused assaulted and attempted to kill the man and his family after he rejected the marriage proposal of one of the gang members for his daughter.

The arrested accused have been identified as Muhammed Nizamuddin (25), Toufeeq (20), Abdul Salim (23), and Muhammed Shafeek (22). The police are currently on the lookout for the two other accused in this case, identified as Sameer and Nasir.

The arrests were made based on a complaint filed by Tahirah (38), a resident of Ayodhya Nagar at Biliyur village in Bantwal Taluk.

In her complaint, Tahirah revealed that the gang of youngsters comprising Muhammed Nizamuddin, Toufeeq, Abdul Salim, Muhammed Shafeek, Sameer, and Nasir had broken into her residence on Friday around 11.15 pm.

After forcing their way into the house, the accused men verbally abused her husband Usman Beary and her children. Amid this when her son-in-law Yusuf arrived home, he was assaulted by the accused gang.

When Usman Beary tried to intervene and stop the assault, Nizamuddin stabbed the former in the chest. The gang carrying wooden sticks and stones also assaulted the victims with their bare hands and threatened their lives, Tahirah accused in the police complaint.

According to the police complaint, Usman Beary had previously rejected Nizamuddin’s marriage proposal and refused to give the youngster his daughter’s hand in marriage. Angered by this rejection, Nizamuddin had assembled a gang, broke into Usman’s residence, and carried out the deed.

An injured Usman Beary has been admitted to a private hospital in Mangaluru.

The accused arrested in the case by the police have been produced before the court.

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Mangaluru: The Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) has appointed Anwar Manila as the social media committee coordinator of the Dakshina Kannada District Non-Resident Indian (NRI) cell of the KPCC. The appointments were made through an order issued by KPCC President DK Shivakumar on Saturday.

In addition, the party has also appointed Vice President of non-resident Indians forum and All India Congress Committee’s Indian Overseas Congress (IOC) secretary in-charge Dr. Arati Krishna as the chairperson of the KPCC NRI Cell.

Anwar, a non-resident Kannadiga residing in Dubai for the past 18 years, has been an active member of the Congress party for a decade, particularly within its social media unit. He is also serving as the member of the social media unit of INCAS. In 2019, he served as a member of the publicity committee for the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, attended by former AICC president Rahul Gandhi in the UAE.

Alongside, Anwar has also been actively serving in social, religious and educational fields and is also recognised by several non-resident Kannadiga organisations.