Idukki: A gang of poeple attacked the Chinnakanal panchayat office and manhandled the employees on Monday evening. Four persons in connection with the attack have been arrested by the police.
Five employees, including the panchayat assistant secretary, were injured in the attack.
The arrested were Gopi, Antony, Muthukumar and Vijay. Gopi is a private contractor.
The attack was vindictive as the panchayat secretary has issued a stop memo for the illegal construction of a building belonging to Joy George near Chinnakanal village office. The collector also had inspected the construction on Sunday and ordered to demolish it.
As per the Collector’s order, the revenue team demolished the building on Monday morning.