DYFI activists vandalise Kallada Travels office in Thiruvananthapuram, stone buses
Thiruvananthapuram: The office of Kallada Travels here was vandalised by DYFI activists who took a protest march to the office against the incident where the reserve driver of a Kallada bus tried to molest a woman passenger on Thursday.
The activists also pelted stones at some of the buses parked near the office breaking their windshields. The DYFI activists squatted in front of the office raising slogans against the travel agency.
Meanwhile, the Thenhipalam police registered a case against reserve driver identified as Kottayam native Johnson Joseph. In the medical check-up, it was found that the reserve driver was drunk.
The woman was travelling in a Kallada bus from Kannur to Kollam. When the bus was at Kakkanchery in Thenhipalam, Johnson Joseph came inside and sat next to the woman. He then tried to grab her. The woman raised an alarm hearing which the fellow passengers caught Johnson Joseph and handed him over to the police.
Earlier, Transport Minister A K Saseendran had directed the Malappuram Motor Enforcement officials to cancel the licence of the Johnson Joseph.