Women Shadow Police, posted at the Thampanoor bus stop and other public places in connection with the Women Safety Scheme-2013, arrested Vidhu Prakash, 35, on charge of harassing a college student, on Wednesday evening. The student was waiting at the bus stop.

The police also warned a few youngsters who were harassing some school students at the bus stop.

The team also arrested two persons in connection with drunk driving. A case was registered against them.

Motorbike theft

The police on Wednesday arrested 19-year-old Kiran, who allegedly is a member of a gang involved in cases of motorbike theft in the city.

The police had earlier arrested three members of this gang and on interrogation, they had allegedly confessed to the role of Kiran in the thefts. Kiran was arrested from the vicinity of the Industrial Estate in Pappanamcode.


The police also recovered four motorbikes from him. He was remanded in judicial custody, according to an official press release issued here on Wednesday.