Published On: Wed, Mar 7th, 2018

Karnataka Lokayukta stabbed in office

Bengaluru: Karnataka Lokayukta P Vishwanatha Shetty was stabbed multiple times by a man who went to meet him in his office today and was admitted to hospital.

Karnataka Lokayukta P V Shetty

Shetty is stated to be out of danger.

The accused, who appeared before the Lokayukta in connection with a case, has been nabbed, Karnataka Home Minister Ramalinga Reddy told PTI.

“According to information I have, someone claiming to be an advocate had gone to the office and stabbed him,” he said.

Shetty, a former Karnataka High Court judge, is out of danger, Reddy said.

“He is in Mallya Hospital… The information I have is he is out of danger… The reason (for the attack) is not known.

PTI

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