Aluva: In a case of road rage, two youngsters were brutally attacked by four persons including an autorickshaw driver, on a busy street in Aluva on Saturday.
The violence ensued when the youths questioned the four individuals over a scratch on the former's car. Police have arrested two people based on the youths' complaint.
The incident took place on the parallel road to National Highway near Marthanda Varma bridge at 6.30 pm.
The four persons travelling in the autorickshaw were enraged when the youths in the car questioned why the autorickshaw brushed their car leaving scratches on the vehicle. They started assaulting the youths on the road in the presence of a huge crowd blocking the traffic.
The video of the incident was shared on social platforms on Sunday. The four-member gang is seen attacking the young men with a stick, brick and stone. Though the youths tried to flee the spot, the attackers chased and assaulted them.
The complainants alleged the attackers took their purse and money from the car after breaking the windshield. The youths, who suffered injuries in the attack, sought medical care at a nearby hospital.