Inter-state labourer assaulted by auto driver in Vizhinjam
Kovalam: An autorickshaw driver assaulted a migrant worker here on Saturday evening. The victim was identified as Gautham Mandal. The incident happened at a public place while the onlookers did nothing to intervene.
The fight broke out after Gautham was hit by the vehicle driven by Suresh when he taking reverse. When Gautham questioned it, Suresh was provoked and started abusing him. Even when the fight turned violent, there was no intervention from any of the onlookers.
After slapping him, Suresh asked the migrant labourer for his identity card. When Gautham refused to take out his id card, Suresh slapped him again. Suresh then took the card from Gautham and asked him to collect it from police station.
Vizhinjam police started investigating after the video of the incident began to circulate online. SI SS Saji informed that they will file a case in connection with the incident.