KOLLAM: When the police blocked their vehicle, a son carried his sick father on his shoulders and walked. The incident happened at Punalur this afternoon. An aged man hailing from Kulathupuzha was admitted to the hospital for fever. They were returning home after discharged from the hospital.
When they were coming in an auto towards Kulathupuzha, the police stopped their vehicle. When the police insisted that the auto will not be permitted to leave due to insufficient documentation, the man carried his father on his shoulders and walked. They parked their vehicle on the roadside. They ran in between.
His mother too walked along with them. The rural SP has sought an explanation from the Punalur Police. Despite being locked down, there was a huge traffic jam in Punalur from early morning. This provoked the police.