BJP Leader Arrested Over “Beef Remark”


Bengaluru: BJP leader SN Channabasappa, who had threatened to behead Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah over ‘beef remark’, has been arrested for his “provocative” remarks.

Channabasappa, a former president of Shivamogga City Municipal Council, made the remarks on Monday evening during a protest organised by the local party unit. Channabasappa has been booked under IPC Sections 153, 353 and 506 superintendent of police Ravi Channannavar said.