//Tense situation in front of MCH police station

Tense situation in front of MCH police station

Thiruvananthapuram: A tense situation prevailed in front of the Medical College police station on Monday evening after the police arrested an RSS supporter suspected to be involved in the attack on patients and staff inside the casualty wing of the Medical College Hospital (MCH) last night.

The police identified him as Vikraman, who is the North constituency block president of the Bhartiya Janata Party.

As many as 21 BJP-RSS activists were arrested on Sunday night on charges of destroying public property, hospital equipment and medicines at the MCH. However, they were later released unconditionally from the police station.The same activists re-grouped in front of the MCH on Monday and threatened traders and tried to force closure of shops, following which the police rounded them up again and detained them at the police station.