Kasargod, Dec 25, 2019: Police have arrested five persons including three DYFI activists and two members of Youth Congress for blocking the convoy of Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa at Kannur on December 24, Tuesday. The five were arrested on Tuesday night and booked under non-bailable sections of the IPC.
Those arrested are Akhil Peringoth, Shibin Taliparamba and Jithin Kadannapalli, all three of them DYFI members and Sanil Madayi and Jijesh Pazhayangadi who are Youth Congress members.
The incident had taken place at the Pazhayangadi Junction of Kannur wherein activists of DYFI, Youth Congress and Kerala Students Union raised slogans, waved black flags at the CM’s convoy and even tried to block it. The Chief Minister was on his way to Madayikavu Shrine when the incident took place. Following this the Chief Minister had returned to Mangaluru.