Malayalam Actor Vineeth Thattil was arrested on July 24 for allegedly assaulting a man from  Alappuzha, Kerala.

Police said Vineeth Thattil (45) was arrested for assaulting an Alappuzha youth named Alex  who later got hospitalised.

Vineeth was nabbed in Thrissur & has been booked under charges of murder attempt on the youth.

A case under Section 308 of IPC (attempt to commit culpable homicide) was registered against Thattil, police said.

Alex, the victim, complained to Anthikkad Police  that he was assaulted by Thattil.

Reportedly, Vineeth owed some money to Alex & involved in altercations over the  borrowed money.

Alex reached Vineeth’s house at Puthenpeedika on Monday night to recover the  borrowed money from him & got attacked by Vineeth  with a machete.

The youth has been admitted to hospital with some back injuries.

The malayalam actor was arrested on July 24th & will be produced before the court soon.

Vineeth Thattil has acted in movies including Ayyappanum Koshiyum, Angamaly Diaries, Aadu 2  among others.