The left arm of a 30-year-old man was cut off and his friend was wounded in an attack by two persons at Kulanada, near Pandalam, on Sunday night.

The arm of Robin B. Joseph, an assistant manager at the Changanassery branch of HDFC Bank, was stitched back in a hospital in Kottayam on Monday.

The police said the two goons picked up a quarrel with him and Biju, 29, both from Kaippuzha North, near Pandalam, and attacked them with a sword-like weapon at 10.30 p.m.

The police said the accused were Kannur Santhosh, who had been camping at Ullannoor, near Kulanada, for the past five months, and Damodaran of Ullannoor. They were absconding.

The Pandalam police have registered a case.

Keywords: physical attack