The Kalamassery police arrested three teenagers on Wednesday for causing a commotion and threatening a security guard at the Government Medical College in Kalamassery with a knife.
Naveen Antony, 20, and Sarath P. Shaji, 23, of Kalamassery’s Glass Factory Colony, and Karthik, 20, of Eloor, were arrested. The incident happened around 9 p.m. on Tuesday.
The accused, who were allegedly drunk at the time, went to the hospital to see a friend who had been injured in an accident and was being treated in the casualty ward.
The trouble erupted when the security guard stopped them from entering the ward citing COVID-19 protocol. A heated exchange of words ensued at the end of which one of the accused pulled out the knife and threatened to stab the guard.
All the three were accused in several other cases, the police said. They were produced in court and remanded in judicial custody.
The Nedumbasserry police arrested a man accused of forging the degree certificate of Kashi Vidyapith University in Varanasi.
The arrested man was identified as Ramesh, 47, of Alathur in Palakkad. He reportedly ran an institution named Krishna Institute of Management Studies in Kozhikode. According to the police, he forged the certificate for one Sharon Roy of Elanjikkal.
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