: The police on Saturday arrested eight persons in connection with the attack on a place of worship and the house of a man who ran an ashram in Uppala in August.

A team led by Kumbla Circle Inspector Sibi Thomas arrested Sandeep, 28, Lankesh, 28, Sandeep, 29, Sajith Kumar, 29, Sreejith, 22, Pavanraj, 24, Lokesh, 24, and Ravikiran, 34, all hailing from areas close to Uppala.

They have been remanded in judicial custody, the Manjeswaram police said.

Bharath, one of the accused in the case, was arrested earlier.