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Two union leaders held for attack on band during strike
Kerala

Two union leaders held for attack on band during strike

Two leaders of Non-Gazetted Officers (NGO) Union were arrested in connection with the attack on the State Bank of India treasury branch in Thiruvanthapuram on Wednesday as part of the two-day national strike.

NGO leaders Ashokan and Harilal surrendered at to the police on Thursday morning. Ashokan is a senior accountant at the treasury directorate and Harilal an attender at the technical education directorate.

The charge against them is that they were part of a team of protestors who barged into the bank branch on Wednesday morning. They vandalised the manager's cabin and also damaged bank property.

The CCTV visuals of the attack showed that there were around 15 protestors and more arrests were likely.