Dakshina Kannada, (Aryavarth) Sri Ram Sena chief Pramod Muthalik was detained on Friday for trying to enter Karnataka’s Dakshina Kannada district to meet the family of the slain BJP activist, defying the ban imposed on his entry to the region. Police have banned Muthalik’s entry to Dakshina Kannada as his visit might lead to regional disturbance.
Muthalik has been launching scathing attacks on the ruling BJP following the murder of Praveen Kumar Nettare. When Pramod Muthalik tried to enter Dakshina Kannada district through Udupi, he was detained near Hejamadi and later sent back, the police said. The prohibitory orders under Section 144 CrPC will remain in the region till Saturday, and a call will be taken to continue or discontinue the order later.