A group of people from the Church of South India (CSI) committee attacked another member of the organisation on Monday while discussing the misappropriation of funds in Coimbatore. As per a Times of India report, some members from the meeting assaulted Nesamerlin, an advocate and a member of the committee during the meeting as the discussion got heated.
Violence erupts during CSI panel meeting, one injured https://t.co/cQ7Gtx3kxa— TOI Coimbatore (@TOI_Coimbatore) July 19, 2021
The meeting which subsequently got violent was called at the CSI Bishop Appasamy College at Race Course to discuss the allegations of misappropriation of funds by some members. Nesamerlin was attacked by a group of people with the mike stand due to which he sustained bleeding injuries on his head.
The entire incident was video-graphed by some members on their mobile phones which went viral on social media.
After getting thrashed, Nesamerlin lodged a complaint with the Race Course police. Charles Jacob, Paramanandham and few others have been booked under IPC section 147 (punishment for rioting), 148 (rioting armed with deadly weapon), 323 (punishment for voluntarily causing hurt), 324(voluntarily causing hurt by dangerous weapons or means), 307 (attempt to murder), 448 (punishment for house trespass) and 506 (ii) (criminal intimidation).