It is said that Veerasamy, attached to Aruppukottai Taluk Police, was attacked by a duo on a bike, when he attempted to secure them after finding that they were carrying ganja packets. In the incident, Veerasamy sustained injuries on his hands. Later, villagers came to the rescue of the SI and admitted him at the Arupukottai GH. A case was booked at Arupukottai Taluk Police station and police are in search of the smugglers. However, 123 ganja packets abandoned by the smugglers were seized.