Complaint filed against Bhuvith Shetty, co-convenor of Bajrang Dal’s Bantwal cell

To,

Mr. S.K. Pattanayak IAS

Additional Chief Secretary, Home

of Karnataka

 

Room No. 222, II Floor

Vidhana Soudha

Bangalore – 560001

 

Dear Mr. Pattanayak,

 

In view of the killing of Prof. M.M. Kalburgi this morning in Dharwad by unidentified miscreants using firearms, believed to be extremists, it would be pertinent to bring to your notice a credible threat to Prof. K.S. Bhagawan as the ‘next target’.

 

This morning, on 30 August 2015, a person by the name of Bhuvith Shetty ( His twitter handle is @GarudaPurana ), who claims himself to be the co-convener of in Bantwal claimed in a tweet at 10:41 am that it was Bajrang Dal who had wanted to kill U.R. Ananthamoorty and had actually killed Prof. M.M. Kalburgi. In the same tweet, he ominously warned that Prof. K.S. Bhagwan is next on the assassination list.

 

The screenshot of the tweet has been attached to this e-mail. (Annexure 1)

 

The url to the twitter profile @GarudaPurana is below:

https://twitter.com/GarudaPurana

This handle was probably changed to the one below, which was still deactivated or deleted.

https://twitter.com/BhuvithShetty

 

Once this threat was noticed and people began taking note, the handle @GarudaPurana was either deactivated or deleted by the said Bhuvith Shetty.

 

It must be noted that he had earlier claimed to have chopped off the hands of some Muslims. (Annexure2)

 

This e-mail may be treated as a formal and may kindly be forwarded to the appropriate official with jurisdiction to investigate this and take necessary action. The tweet itself is in violation of several section of the IPC and hence prosecutable.

 

I had tried speaking to Commissioner of Police, Mangalore City Police on the number 0824 2220801 but couldn’t reach him. I have left a voice message in his answering machine though.

 

In anticipation of swift and appropriate action,

 

With Warm Regards,

 

Nilim Dutta

Annexure 1
Annexure 1
Annexure 2
Annexure 2

5 Comments

  • MS AHMED

    September 2, 2015 at 4:53 pm Reply

    To
    The Chief Minister of
    Karnataka,

    Dear Sir,

    We want justice and hope you will do that, he has to be hanged and send this message to every one they should know, if any one does this again he will also be hanged, hope you will do this sir,
    thanking you

  • Beemanagowda

    August 31, 2015 at 1:17 am Reply

    ban of rss

  • reporter

    August 31, 2015 at 12:46 am Reply

    Bhuvith Shetty’s facebook profile – https://www.facebook.com/beingcoolsam

  • Rohit

    August 30, 2015 at 11:36 pm Reply

    And here is his Facebook account. Just as hateful as the Twitter handle.

    https://www.facebook.com/beingcoolsam?fref=ts

  • Abhiroop Banerjee

    August 30, 2015 at 2:47 pm Reply

    Cracking good stuff. Ran with his tail between his legs, cowardly scum. Super to see Nilim Dutta reach out of his sphere in the NE. Power to you guys.

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