5 people arrested for blocking Yediyurappa's vehicle
Kannur: Five people have been arrested in connection with blocking of Karnataka Chief Minister's vehicle during his visit to Kerala. The arrested includes three DYFI and two Youth Congress activists.
DYFI activists Kadannappally Jithin, Peringotha Akhil, Shibin from Thalipparambu, Youth Congress activists Pazhayangadi Jijesh and Sanil from Madai were arrested. All five were remanded last night itself.
They have been charged with non- bailable offences including attempt to attack Yediyurappa after blocking his vehicle and conspiracy.
On Tuesday, at 12. 40 pm, more than 25 people blocked the vehicle of the Karnataka CM near Pazhayangadi bus stand. The incident happened when he arrived for darsan at Madayikkavil temple.
11 congress workers were arrested in connection with waving black flags against Yediyurappa. They were let off after some time.