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3 arrested for disturbing police on duty

Mangalore Today News Network

Mangaluru, Sept 9, 2018: The Surathkal Police arrested three people for trying to obstruct police personnel from discharging their duties.

The arrested are lorry driver Lokesh Patil and his accomplice Raj Kumar and Rishiroy. While inspecting the vehicles near Govinda Dasa College in Surathkal, the traffic police had asked a lorry from Madhya Pradesh to stop. They parked the lorry in the middle of the road disrupting the traffic.

Later, when the police were inspecting the vehicle, they abused the police and attempted to flee. The police chased the lorry and waylaid it. Driver Lokesh Patil alighted from the lorry and protested by removing the shirt on the middle of the road. The police took him and two others into custody.