Bhatkal: Two youths were brutally attacked by a gang of miscreants, while buying cattle at Murudeshwar in Bhatkal Taluk of Uttara Kannada district.
The youths Sadaan (31) and Nasrullah (25) had paid Rs.17,000 to one Jathappa Naik in Murudeshwar to buy cattle, however, after receiving the money, Naik allegedly insisted the duo to transport the cattle in the night on Sunday, September 7.
According to sources close to Nasheman, the moment Sadaan and Nasrullah reached the house of Naik, a group of reportedly 30 men surrounded and attacked them with iron rods.
Both have been admitted to a private hospital at Murudeshwar. DySP Muthuraj and circle inspector Prashanth Nayak rushed to the spot and assured the neighbourhood people gathered at the hospital premises of immediate arrest of the culprits.
The police have arrested Mahesh Naik, Nagesh Naik, Jathapa Naik, Purandar Naik and Ganesh Naik on Monday. All the accused were produced in the court.
A case has been registered in Murudeshwar police station.