Staff Reporter

TIRUCHI: The city police arrested K. Ravichandran (32) and K. Balu (30) on the charge of attacking a police inspector and two head constables — all attached to E. Pudur police station — here on Monday. The two were coming in a car to Tiruchi from Sengurichi, driving the vehicle in a rash manner when the public stopped the vehicle at E. Pudur and questioned them.

In the wordy quarrel that ensued, Ravichandran and Balu attacked Mohammed Ali Jinnah and Vijayakumar. Following this, the public informed the police control room and a team from E. Pudur police station headed by inspector Thangapandian arrived at the spot and prevented the two from attacking the public.

A police press release said the duo attacked the inspector with a sickle besides attacking the head constables with wooden logs, causing injuries to the police personnel. The two were arrested and remanded to judicial custody.