MARGAO: Two persons were assaulted and a two-wheeler was set ablaze in separate incidents reported at Colva and Sao Jose de Areal on Tuesday.
Colva police on Wednesday arrested one Sairaj Naik for allegedly assaulting Savio Fernandes, a resident of Betalbatim with a knife.
Fernandes who received injury on his face was taken to the Hospicio Hospital, Margao for treatment and was discharged.
Naik was later produced before the judicial magistrate first class (JMFC), Margao, who released him on a bail of Rs 20,000 with one surety in like amount.
Further investigations are on, police said.
One injured in clashes,
bike set afire
At Sao Jose de Areal, one person was injured and a two-wheeler was set afire following group clashes on Tuesday.
Acting on two complaints, the Maina-Curtorim police arrested three persons.
PSI Mahesh Naik said that two separate cases have been registered and three persons have been arrested so far. The police gave the names of the accused as Hussain Sayyed, Bala Apnawar and Firoz Shaikh, all residents of Khareband-Margao.
The injured identified as Basavraj Harizan has been admitted to the Hospicio Hospital, Margao for treatment.
Horizon in his complaint stated that the three accused Hussain Sayyed, Bala Apnawar and Firoz Shaikh formed unlawful assembly, restrained and abused him and later allegedly assaulted him.
Police have registered the case against the accused under sections 323, 341, 504,143 and 149 of IPC.
One of the accused Hussain Sayyed had also filed a counter-complaint against Horizon, stating that the latter restrained and assaulted him and allegedly set fire to his two-wheeler causing loss.
A case has been registered against Basavraj Harizan under sections 341, 323 and 435 of IPC, police said adding that they were investigating both the cases.