Kochi: Police nabbed the man who splashed petrol over girl students on public road in Kochi. The culprit was identified as Manu, a native of Palakkad. Manu who fled to Dubai after the attack was nabbed in Kerala.
The incident happened a month back when Manu who came on a bike with his face covered threw petrol on girls in front of Govt Higher Secondary School at Panampilly Nagar. The incident took place around 7.15 pm.
The girls were students of aviation course at a private institution in Kochi. The girls were walking home along with their friends when Manu splashed petrol from a plastic bottle. Soon, the girls took refuge in a shop across the road. By the time, locals gathered at the spot, the assailant fled the place.
The incident happened after the murder of a girl at Thiruvalla where the assailant splashed petrol over her and stabbed her.