3 Arrested in Mysore for Racial Discrimination. Police acted swiftly


Bangalore: In Karnataka, Mysore Police, Karnataka has taken into custody the manager and staff members of a retail food outlet MORE. Arrest came following an FIR lodged against them for not allowing some Naga students to buy food and for allegedly showing discriminatory behavior to these students.

A video, which is went viral in the social media, clearly shows that the Naga students were not allowed to enter into More supermarket by its staff in Mysore to buy food. This at a time when there is crisis.

 This happens even as another customer enters the shop and a More staff member comes out to stop a person from making the video.

City Police Commissioner Chandragupta said an FIR has been registered and the manager and staff of the outlet have been taken into custody.

Reacting to this, Union minister for state of the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Kiren Rijiju, in his Twitter reaction said, “This is unacceptable. Union Home Ministry has already issued clear advisory to all the States and Union Territories to prevent any such discrimination against the people of North-East. Pls inform the local Police wherever this incident had occurred as soon as possible.”