Mangaluru: Barke police arrested four youths for allegedly trailing an auto rickshaw in their bikes, in which a young lady was travelling with two male companions. They stopped the auto rickshaw and trying to assault the men in auto rickshaw.
Dheeraj Shetty (20), Viraj Shetty (21), Shravan Alva (20), all residents of Pajeer and Kiran Shetty (20), resident of Varkadi in Kasaragod are the arrested accused. The accused bike-borne youths started chasing an auto rickshaw from the City Centre Mall in which a young lady was travelling with two men. They waylaid the auto rickshaw near the MCC office at Lalbagh and asked the whereabouts of the passengers in the auto, abused them in vulgar language and tried to assault them.
In the meantime, a vehicle arrived near the spot of argument and the miscreants escaped from the spot. The bike-borne miscreants who mistook the presence of two males with a young lady followed the auto rickshaw and tried to threaten the passengers.
Umesh Uppalike, police inspector of Barke police station and lady sub-inspector Shobha and personnel quickly got into action and arrested the culprits. The arrested accused are produced to the court and remanded to judicial custody.