The Vadavalli police have arrested Saritha Biju Nair (26) and Biju Nair (32) on charge of collecting money to the tune of Rs. 1 crore from various persons promising to install wind mills for domestic purpose. The couple had installed a few wind mills in a few houses and they were found to be not fit. For the remaining applicants, the couple failed to keep their order commitment, the police said. Based on four complaints, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Perur, K. Kumarasamy directed the Vadavalli police who arrested the couple. They were later remanded in custody.
The Podanur Police have registered a case against six persons on charges of wrongful restraint, assault, preventing government servants from discharging duty and attempt to murder. It is learnt that a team of four police personnel led by Palakkad South Police Station Inspector Unni Krishnan came to execute an arrest warrant that was pending against George Stephen, Sebastian and Stanley. They were involved in an abduction case in Palakkad in 2005. On Wednesday, when the police entered the house of the trio at Sundarapuram, they reportedly locked the personnel inside the house and assaulted them. Following information from the local police who went to assist them, the Podanur police rescued the team. They have registered a case against the three and their three family members including two women.