Youths waylay KSRTC bus near Mannarkkad, brutally beat up driver
Palakkad: A KSRTC driver was brutally beaten up by a youth on the Kozhikode-Palakkad National Highway near Mannarkkad on Thursday.
Aboobacker, who was the driver of the KSRTC bus going to Kozhikode, spit blood after the assault by the youth. He has been admitted to Mannarkkad government hospital.
Police have arrested three persons in connection with the incident.
After waylaying the KSRTC bus, the youth assaulted Aboobacker, alleging that he did not give way to their vehicle. The youths got provoked after the KSRTC bus overtook the vehicle in which the marriage party was going.
KSRTC MD A Hemachandran directed the Palakkad SP to take stern action against those who attacked the KSRTC driver.