The police have arrested four persons for attacking and robbing three persons travelling in a car at Chudala near Pariyaram. The Pariyaram police said the arrested are Fahad, 27, Jithin Raj, 25, Satish, 31 and Subair, 41.
The victims – Sojith, 27, his mother Ashalatha, 62, and a friend, on their way to Manipal, were attacked by a gang on Sunday after alleging the car in which they were travelling didn’t allow a private bus to overtake it. Ashalatha’s leg was broken in the attack.
The complainant said a gang attacked them and snatched a five-sovereign gold chain after blocking their car at Chudala. The arrested include the bus manager and employees.