Kundapur, December 3: A man was seriously injured when a team of four men attacked on him using weapons while he was returning home after visiting Vandse Town. The incident is reported to have occurred on Monday night, December 1st at Nujady Cross coming under Kollur police station jurisdiction.
The victim is identified as Ananda Shetty, resident of Thenkodgi. He has suffered severe injuries and is being treated in a hospital at Udupi. According to the statement of Ananda, the two accused are identified as Mahesh Gaaniga and Manjunatha alias CD Manja, who are the local residents and the other two are not yet traced.
It is said, the victim Ananda Shetty had told some one that, Mahesh Gaaniga- one among the accused was selling the stolen rice. Mahesh Gaaniga, growing furious over this had planned to attack Ananda Shetty along with his friends CD Manja and other two accomplices. He had also threatened Ananda Shetty of life on Sunday, November 30th, it is said.
The accused on learning that Ananda Shetty was returning home by walk at 9.15 pm on Monday, December 1st night, reached the venue by bike and attacked on him using a wooden pole. Their accomplice CD Manja attacked Ananda using a machete and injured on his head, right ear and cheek, stated Ananda Shetty in his complaint given to the cops at the hospital.
A case is registered at Kollur police station and the cops are in a look-out for the accused.