Bengaluru pub assault: HC rejects bail plea of Cong MLA’s son

Bengaluru: The Karnataka High Court on Wednesday rejected the bail plea of Mohammed Haris Nalapad, the son of Congress MLA NA Haris, in connection with an alleged brawl in a pub in Bengaluru.

The Bengaluru police on Tuesday had confirmed that Haris, who was booked for allegedly thrashing and threatening a man in a pub, confessed to the crime.

According to the police, a verbal altercation started between Haris and the victim, 24-year-old Vidvat Loganathan, at a high-end restaurant at UB City, with Haris and his friends brutally assaulted Vidvat, and later, threatened him when he was taken to a hospital for treatment.

Haris was soon arrested, following which he confessed to his crimes.

"A case has been registered, probe on. We have seized CCTV footage. We have arrested 7 people, including Mohammed Haris Nalapad. One of them is yet to be traced. They are in our custody for 2 days," Dr Chandragupta, DCP Central Division, Bengaluru had told media.

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