Mangaluru, Feb 3, 2016 : Police have arrested five persons in connection with a fight that ensued between two groups at the Katipalla Janatha Colony on February 1, Monday night.
It is believed that a trivial issue had resulted in the clash. According to sources the goat belonging to one family in the colony had ate the wheat which another family had spread on the ground for drying resulting in the dispute. On February 1, there was a heated exchange of words as well as blows in which nine persons were injured.
Suratkal police have registered two complaints in this regard and are on the lookout for some more persons wanted in this case.
Meanwhile, in another development, Hindu Jagarana Vedike activists staged a protest in front of Suratkal police station on Tuesday night alleging that the police had registered case under some harsh sections of IPC against accused belonging to one particular community.
The Vedike has said it would continue its protest even on Wednesday.