Man arrested for attack on cops set to join the force

Man arrested for attack on cops set to join the force
CCTV visuals showing Arun Kumar about to attack the police.

Ponnani: A man arrested over attacking cops during the December 3 hartal is awaiting an appointment order from the Kerala Police. Proceedings are under way to appoint Arun Kumar, 22, who is seen on CCTV visuals about to attack a few men in khaki.

Kumar is seeking appointment in the force under a dependent quota. It is not known whether the authorities will review his recruitment in the light of his arrest.

The police have released the visuals after Arun was arrested by Circle Inspector Sunny Chacko. They show him picking up stones to pelt the police with and proceeding to attack them with a stick as violence was raging near the AV High School here in Malappuram district.

RSS taluk Karyavahak Ariyalli Sunilkumar of Mukkala, Marancheri, was also arrested from the spot for leading the violence.

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