One in custody for attacking woman, sons on Christmas night
Thiruvananthapuram: A woman and her two sons were attacked by a group on Christmas night here. Based on a complaint, the Kattakkada police took one person into custody.
The incident took place around 11.30 pm on Wednesday. The woman and her two sons were heading to Kuttichal from Peyad on a scooter. At that time, a gang of youth, on two motor bikes started following them. The gang started howling and making noises to trouble the women and her children.
Unable to bear the insult, the woman stopped her scooter and questioned the gang. This led to an altercation between her and the gang. Following this the gang attacked the woman and her sons. The gang even threatened to murder all three if they filed a police complaint.
The woman later filed a complaint with the Kattakakda police. She further alleged that besides the gang on the bikes, another gang in a car also troubled them. Her sons sustained injuries in the attack and sought treatment at the Thiruvananthapuram General Hospital.
Following inquiries, the police took one person into custody and are searching for several others.