Two youth were arrested for allegedly assaulting a Special Sub-Inspector of Police in Melur during a vehicle check on Friday.
Police said V. Muthukaruppan who was in a patrol team stopped a two-wheeler near the Government Arts College.
The bike riders, P. Thavamani (27) and C. Pandiselvam (28) of North Navinipatti, suddenly started attacking the SSI, and two policemen – Rajkumar and Navaneethakrishnan.
VCK man held
In a separate incident, Mukilan, a VCK functionary, was arrested for picking a quarrel with Sub-Inspector of Police Prakash at the Othakadai police station. Mukilan allegedly threatened Mr.Prakash with dire consequences.