Saturday, September 23, 2006

Pepsi godown attacked in Kerala

A godown of a Pepsi distributor was attacked by 100 activists of CPI (M) youth organisation in Thiruvananthapuram.

The incident happened a day after the High Court in Kerala allowed the sale and manufacture of soft drinks in the state.

The activists walked in with 20 cases of soft drinks and smashed them.

According to godown distributor Giri Menon, Pepsi authorities, the DYFI activists raised slogans against the multi national company and ransacked the godown damaging the products.

"A mob came and entered the premises they carried the crates of soft drink like Mirinda, Seven up and smashed them on the floor. All this while they were raising slogans against the company and its products, said Mohanan Nair, president All Kerala Distributors Association.

A formal complaint is being registered with the city police in this connection.

The Pepsi authorities have registered a complaint with the police in this connection.


Post a Comment

<< Home