Surathkal: A 20 year old college student from the Muslim community was thrashed by right wing goons for posing in a picture with his female classmates, belonging to the Hindu community here on Sunday.
Mohammed Riyaz, a final year BSc student at Govinda Dasa College, Surathkal, was attacked, days after photographs of a group of male and female students of the college went viral on social media.
The said photograph shows a boy, identified as Mohammed Swali, lying on the lap of five girls in the class room. Riyaz, is seen sitting in the corner of the picture.
Over dozens of men took Riyaz, to a secluded place and attacked him with wooden sticks and knife.
Riyaz, who is badly beaten with bruises all over his body, is undergoing treatment in the Intense Care Unit (ICU), at a private hospital in the city.