Kannada actor Chetan Chandra was seriously injured in a mob attack and is demanding justice

Kannada actor Chetan Chandra was attacked by an angry gang on Sunday, May 12. The incident took place in Kaggalipura, Bengaluru. He shared a video on Instagram in which he reported his harrowing experience. He explained that he and his mother were returning from a temple on Mother’s Day when the attack happened. His nose was broken and he shared a video with blood stains on his face and dress.

Sharing the video, Chetan Chandra wrote, “Very bad experience, need justice (sic)” with a folded hands emoji.

Here is the video:

He said a person who appeared to be drunk followed him and damaged his car. Chetan said, “I saw a man trying to rob her. So I contacted him about the car damage. A few minutes later, a group of 20 people, including a woman, gathered and started attacking me.”

Chetan went live on Instagram and spoke about the injuries he sustained. “Look at what happened to me today. They attacked me and broke my nose. I was initially treated by the police. But when the gang came back and damaged my car again. It was a terrible experience,” he explained.

Chetan Chandra immediately contacted the police to file a complaint. Based on the complaint, a case was registered at Kaggalipura police station. This incident was a case of road rage as the accused were drunk and tried to run past the actor’s vehicle. One suspect has been arrested and others will be arrested as the investigation continues.

He is known for his television series Sathyam Shivam Sundaram and has also appeared in many films.

Chetan Chandra’s mob attack has raised concerns about security in Bengaluru.

(With contributions from Sagay Raj)

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May 13, 2024