Kasargod, Feb 10, 2020: A bike rider sustained serious injuries in an accident that occurred in his haste to escape from the excise squad personnel at Chevaru near Paivalike on February 9, Sunday night.
The injured bike rider Naveen of Bedradka has been admitted to a hospital in Mangaluru. The excise officials have found liquor packets in his bike.
The excise officials who acted on a tip off had signalled the bike to stop at Permude. However Naveen had tried to escape forcing the excise personnel to give him a chase. Meanwhile, Naveen’s bike hit the compound wall of a health centre at Chevar resulting in serious injuries to him.
Officials found 72 packets of liquor in a box and bag in the bike. Kumble Police and excise officials are investigating the case.