A local court Thursday remanded to judicial custody two state government employees accused of vandalising a State Bank of India 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 senior accountant at the Treasury Directorate 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 branch manager Santhosh 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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