3 nabbed for shooting tyre shop owner in Thrissur
Thrissur: The police have nabbed three people for shooting a tyre shop owner near Koorkkanchery here. The accused are identified as Shefeeq, Sajil and Ditt. They were nabbed along with the gun which they used.
Palakkad native Manikandan was shot on Sunday night at 8 pm. Although he was shot on the leg, he did not sustain any serious injury. The attack was caused by the enmity that developed between the two parties after Manikandan refused to fix the punctured tyres of the accused.
Police stated that the accused attacked Manikandan on Sunday and shot him on his leg. The three accused were nabbed on Monday morning. Police stated that Shefeeq is an accused in several other cases.
The incident happened while widespread inspections were being carried out in Thrissur as part of Operation Ranger to stop anti-social activities.