Rafiq managed to escape,” a police officer said.Police arrested Rafiq later and registered a case against them under section 394 (voluntarily causing hurt in committing robbery) of the Indian Penal Code.
“The trio noticed Selvaraj coming out of a liquor shop on Pollachi-Meenkarai Road in an inebriated condition on Thursday night.
However, Selvaraj’s son Kannan and his friends, who reached the spot, chased the trio and caught Mohamed and Sulaiman red-handed, and handed them over to police.
Coimbatore: The Pollachi West police on Friday arrested three youths from Pollachi for robbing a fruit seller of five grams of gold, a mobile phone and Rs 620.They were identified as U Mohamed Sheik Farid, 23, a car driver from Market Road, K Sulaiman, 24, a labourer from Kannappan Nagar and Rafiq, 23 from Kumaran Nagar.They had targeted K Selvaraj of Pollachi.
The trio was facing several theft cases, police sources said.
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