An 18-year-old student was allegedly attacked by a group of people, as he was riding with his Muslim classmate to drop her at the bus stop.
The incident happened on Sunday in when his vehicle was stopped by the mob and he was thrashed.
"They rounded him and asked him whether he was a Hindu. They did not listen to him and started thrashing him. Earlier also, a similar incident has happened in that area," Sreesagar's father Suresh Babu told TNM.
Babu also said that the girl's sister was getting engaged that day, which is why Sreesagar had to drop her.
Sreesagar has been admitted in the Vadakara government hospital where he is currently undergoing treatment.