The Kerala Police arrested two persons for allegedly assaulting an art director Arkan S Karma on Saturday after he displayed a tricolor to his car, ahead of Independence Day.
“Police arrested two persons after an art director was allegedly assaulted for, as he claims, attaching the tricolor to his car on August 15 in Kollam,” the police said.
A First Information Report was filed at the Iravopuram police station in relation to his complaint that he had been severely assaulted and questioned for attaching Tiranga to his car.
As per the FIR, the primary accused had questioned to Arkan S Karma and his friend for keeping the Tiranga atop his car and reportedly assaulted them at 1 am on Monday.
The gang of four people arrived on two 2-wheeler and blocked the victim’s car at the NH-64 highway in Pallimukku.
“The first accused confronted with a knife holding it to the neck of the victim, while the second accused person slapped the complainant twice and then pulled him out of the car and assaulted him brutally,” the FIR stated.