The Coimbatore District Rural Police on Tuesday arrested S. Panneerselvam, 30, a resident of Ottarpalayam near Annur, for allegedly assaulting and abusing a person using his caste name.

According to the police, Panneerselvam’s vehicle collided with N. Nagaraj, 55, a resident of Old Harijana Colony. Soon after this, he assaulted Mr.Nagaraj. Nagaraj had been admitted to the Government Hospital at Annur.

Further investigations are underway.

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