Two youth held

Two youth, one of whom is victim’s son, were arrested on the charges of hurting a man in Omalur here on Wednesday.

Subramani, a retired bank employee, was residing at Keel Kamandapatti while his wife Jayalakshmi and son Sridhar (22) were residing at Mettur. Subramani recently purchased a new two-wheeler for his son. However, Sridhar has been demanding more money from his father.

On Wednesday, Sridhar along with his friend Praveenkumar (24) came to Subramani’s house and demanded money.

When Subramani refused to give money, Sridhar attacked him. Subramani raised alarm and neighbours caught hold of the two. The duo was tied to trees and beaten up. The Omalur police were informed who took them to the police station.

Based on a complaint, a case under Sections 452 (house-trespass), 323 (voluntarily causing hurt) and 506 (ii) (criminal intimidation) of IPC was registered. Both were produced in the court and lodged at Salem Central Prison.

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