Mulki, Feb 04, 2015: Police have arrested three autorickshaw drivers of Mulki on the charges of assaulting a driver of an express bus and also threatening to kill him.
The incident had taken place on February 3, Tuesday. According to sources, the bus driven by the victim named Abdul Shukur (32) of Suratkal Chokkabettu brushed past an autorickshaw which was taking a sick person to the hospital. The autorickshaw driver veered his vehicle to the extreme left to avert collision with the express bus.
It is learnt the three accused autorickshaw drivers namely Santosh Shetty (32) of Hejamady, Wilfred D’Souza (28) and Kishore Shetty (31) of Kavattar near Mulki on learning about the incident waylaid the driver at the bus stand and attacked and threatened him.
A large crowd had gathered at the bus stand following the incident. The Mulki police who rushed to the spot admitted the injured driver to the hospital and arrested the three accused.
They have been produced before the Moodbidri court.