Attack on couple while returning from airport; three persons in remand
Kondotty: A couple were attacked after stopping their car while returning from Karipur airport. Three persons who claimed to be taxi drivers were arrested in connection with the case. The accused were identified as Muhammed Rafi (32) from Vallikkunnu, Haris (35) from Kodur and Nizar (32) from Kadalundi Nagaram.
Police arrested the accused as per the complaint given by Kottiyur native Sanoj.
On Tuesday around 11 in the night, Sanoj and wife reached airport to see off his parents-in-law. When they were about to return, three men made an attempt to stop them alleging that the taxi they were travelling was illegal.
Later, they followed Sanoj and wife till Kolathur junction and stopped the car. The gang beat Sanoj’s wife and threatened the couple, Sanoj stated in the petition.
Police arrested the accused after recieving the complaint and produced them in the court. They were remanded to Kozhikode sub-jail. Police said that they are not taxi drivers at the airport.