Puttur, Mar 31, 2017: Police have arrested five students on March 30, Thursday in connection with a clash between two groups of students of a private college in the town on Tuesday.
Those arrested are Abhishek, Nishanth, Akshay, Nithin and Karthik. It is said that the clash took place between a group of local students as well as some students from outside Puttur.
Rajesh and Vinuthraj, both 19 years of age who first got themselves admitted to the Puttur Government Hospital alleged that they were attacked by a group of students who intended to kill them. Both stayed in a PG accommodation and hailed from outside Puttur. They also named Nithin, Karthik, Abhishek, Nishanth and Akshay as the accused.
Meanwhile, one of the accused Karthik along with Jithendra too got admitted to the hospital alleging that they were attacked by Vinuthraj, Yathindra, Thousif, Rajesh, Shashikanth, Bhagath, Dhanush and Gurudarshan.
All the five arrested students have been produced before the court and remanded to judicial custody.