Mangaluru, June 22, 2020: Police have arrested five persons in connection with Sunday’s incident of intercepting a vehicle which was lawfully transporting beef to the market at Kankanady from the Kudroli abattoir. The assailants had also assaulted the driver.
Those arrested are Dikshith Kumar (19) from Hosabettu, Raju Poojary (19) from Kuchigudde, Santosh Kumar (31), Balachandra (28) and Rakshit( 22) of Ullal.
The accused had waylaid the tempo carrying 200 kg beef to the Kankanady market and had attacked the driver Rashid. They also damaged the tempo and had reportedly poured kerosene on the beef but had to flee when people gathered around.