Mangalore, September 4: It is reported that two unknown persons on a Pulsar motor bike, came close to Mr Abhishek Poojary (26), a resident of Sundari Bagh in Ullal and stabbed him in the abdomen.
Abhishek was on his way back home in his motor bike along with his friend, Shivaraj (26), after working out in a gymnasium, when his motor bike was intercepted. Shivaraj was seated on the pillion. The friends were riding form Thokkottu to Sundaribagh and the incident occurred at Bastipadpu.
This incident occurred at around 11.30 pm on Wednesday September 3rd. The victim was rushed to a private hospital in the city. It is gathered that one of the kidneys of Abhishek was removed as it was completely damaged due to stabbing. His condition continues to be critical.
Relating to the inciden- on September 4th Thursday morning; a large number of residents from Ullal, led by BJP leaders like Chandrahas Uchil and zilla panchayat vice president, Satish Kumpala, laid siege to Ullal police station. Police commissioner R Hitendra, visited the spot, and gave a patient hearing to the grievances of the people. He assured that patrolling will be intensified in Ullal at night and stringent action will be taken against those who curb peace and anyone found purposelessly loitering will be arrested.
Many locals at the spot complained that incidents akin to this have been occurring quite frequently in Ullal, as the law enforcement agencies have failed to contain anti-social elements. They also revealed that in a number of minor cases, victims deny to register complaints, since they feel it is not fruitful.