Ramanathapuram: Two motorcyclists were waylaid and attacked with sticks and iron rods by unidentified persons Tuesday after news spread that some furnitures and electrical items inside a mosque was damaged, police said.
A large number of people assembled near the mosque after it was found in the morning that some furnitures and electrical items there were damaged by unidentfied persons.
The youths were attacked when they were travelling on the road near to the mosque, police said, adding, they were admitted to hospital.
A demonstration was held condemning the destruction of furnitures in the mosque.
Additional police force have been deployed around the mosque, police said.