Vittal, May 14, 2019 : A Probationary SI was injured in a melee that followed when police resorted to a mild lathi charge near Saradka checkpost near Vittal on Monday night when a Bolero vehicle reportedly belonging to some persons who had kidnapped a girl failed to stop despite some people trying to intercept the vehicle. Later when the vehicle was stopped nearby, locals tried to attack those inside the vehicle forcing the cops to resort to caning.
The alleged abduction of a college student from her house at Kalattur on May 13 evening had become viral on WhatsApp. It was alleged that the abductors had arrived by Swift and Bolero vehicles. Locals at Saradka who noticed a speeding Bolero coming from Perla had tried to intercept it.