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Two arrested for vandalising SBI branch remanded to custody

Press Trust of India  |  Thiruvananthapuram 

A local court Thursday remanded to judicial custody two state government employees accused of vandalising a branch here on the second day of the 48 hour-long nation-wide trade union strike.

Earlier in the day, police had arrested Ashokan, a at the and Harilal, an attender at the Technical Education Directorate, after the duo surrendered at a police station.

The treasury branch of the SBI was attacked on Wednesday

The had said that a group of people came to his cabin at around 10 AM, threatened him and the staff, damaged a glass table top and a computer monitor.

Police had examined the CCTV visuals from inside the branch and registered case against 15 persons.

Police said more arrests would take place in the coming days.

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First Published: Thu, January 10 2019. 20:35 IST