Kollam : Knife fight breaks between gangs quotationed by Youth Congress State Secretary to attack DYFI workers in Kollam. Police arrest one Youth Congress worker, Nishad aka Pottas, in the incident. The encounter took place at private medical college in Mervaram Tuesday night 10.15 pm.
Hitting the street to show black flag to Industries Minister P. Rajeev, the Youth Congress workers led by State Secretary Vishnu Sunil and State General Secretary Faisal Kulapada, attacked police and DYFI workers in Chinnakada.. Vishnu Sunil then got himself admitted to the private medical college at Mervaram. Nazeer and gang arrived to visit Vishnu at the hospital. Faisal Kulapadam summoned Nishad akka Pottass to plot attack on DFYI workers.
Soon however, the two Youth Congress gangs soon turned on one another over money . Nishad and Abhilash, a native of Karikode, attempt to fatally stab Nazeer and his friend Dhanesh, a native of Mutiraparam. Nishad went absconding since and was later arrested by Kottiyam police from Varkala.. He has 14 criminal cases to his name and has served two prison terms under KAAPA.
The arrest team led by Kottiyam Circle Inspector comprised Sub Inspectors Sujith Nair, Shihas, Girish and SCPO Shemir