3 policemen injured in clash with IUML activists near Vadakara
Kozhikode: Three policemen sustained injuries in a clash with IUML activists at Velam in Vadakara on Saturday.
IUML activists, who gathered to block a campaign rally by SDPI, clashed with the police.
Tension has been existing between the two parties in the region for some time as IUML worker Naseerudheen was killed in an SDPI-IUML clash earlier.
Clashes started when police tried to disperse the League activists. While one police jeep was completely destroyed, a police bus was partially damaged in the incident.
The injured policemen have been admitted to Kuttiadi Taluk hospital. Allegations have been raised that three SDPI activists were assaulted during the clashes.