Ganja mafia throws petrol bomb at Thiruvananthapuram police during inspection

1 min read
Read later

CPO Tino Joseph sustained injuries. He was moved to a nearby hospital.

More police have arrived at the location.

Thiruvananthapuram: A ganja mafia attacked police and damaged their vehicle at Nellikkunnu near Kuttichal in Thiruvananthapuram on Friday morning An officer who sustained injuries was hospitalised.

The Neyyar police arrived at the location in the wee hours of Friday following a secret tip about the drug dealings in the area.

The gang threw a petrol bomb at the police and attacked the vehicle with weapons. CPO Tino Joseph sustained injuries. He was moved to a nearby hospital. A few houses also were damaged during the operation.

More police arrived at the location. Search for the attackers is on. Police believe they escaped into the forest.

Add Comment
Related Topics

Get daily updates from

Disclaimer: Kindly avoid objectionable, derogatory, unlawful and lewd comments, while responding to reports. Such comments are punishable under cyber laws. Please keep away from personal attacks. The opinions expressed here are the personal opinions of readers and not that of Mathrubhumi.

doctors drown kochi oct 2023

1 min

Car plunges into river in Ernakulam after losing control killing 2 doctors, injuring 3 others

Oct 1, 2023

Gopi Kottamurikkal

1 min

RBI stand no bar, will provide financial aid to Karuvannur bank if CPM asks: Kerala Bank President

Oct 1, 2023


1 min

Thundershowers likely to continue in Kerala till October 7: IMD; yellow alert in 5 districts today

Oct 1, 2023