In yet another incident of moral policing in Kerala, a married couple was attacked on Wednesday evening by three persons in Kottayam district.
Anoop Menon and his wife Sumitha were waiting for a cab to go to Thiruvananthapuram when some people flashed a torch on Sumitha's face. The assault started when Anoop objected to their behaviour, Sumitha too was not spared by the goons.
Reportedly, the attackers questioned the couple for hanging out in evening, and physically attacked them even after being informed that they were married.
Gandhinagar Sub Inspector MJ Arul told The News Minute that investigations were underway but the culprits has not been identified.
The couple was admitted to the City General Hospital by Anoopâ€™s friend Kiran who was with them during the attack.
The couple was heading to Thiruvananthapuram as Anoop, a graphic designer had a project in capital city.
TNM had previously reported how another married couple was attacked by unknown persons in Thiruvananthapuram district in earlier in July.