Mangalore varsity student moves HC for bail

 Vittal Male­kudiya, a student of Masters in Mass Communication and Journalism in Mangalore University who was arrested for his alleged naxal links, has moved the High Court, seeking bail and quashing of the First Information Report against him.

Vittal was arrested along with his father Lingappa Malekudiya by the Anti-Naxal Force on March 3, 2012.

He was taken into police custody for allegedly possessing naxal literature and paper cuttings of naxal activities in his residence. Having been booked under Section 10 and 13 of Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act and Section 121 of the IPC, Vittal was denied bail by the local court.But, the court had allowed him to write the examinations under police security. 

Justice Subhash B Adi, who heard the matter, directed the State government to file objections and adjourned the hearing.

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