Clashes break out between locals, resort owner after two guests caught bathing nude in river

Thiruvananthapuram: A clash erupted between resort owners and the locals in Vithura. People alleged that some of the men who arrived at the resort bathed naked at the bathing ghat of women. The conflict broke out when the locals questioned it.

The construction of the resort was proceeding for the last two years on the banks of Chettachal river. The locals alleged that the inebriated friends of the resort owners were naked while taking a bath at the bathing ghats of women in the locality. When a person living nearby questioned it, the other people who were in the resort assaulted him. Later more people residing in the locality reached there and ended up in a huge fight.

The locals pointed out that similar clashes existed between them and the resort owner over the alleged installation of camera at the bathing ghat by the resort staff.

Police registered a case against the resort owner for attacking the locals. Cases have been taken against the resort owner’s friends Anil Kumar and Manoj for attempt to murder. The accused are also charged for attacking a minor girl amid the conflict.

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