Karnataka ombudsman stabbed, attacker held

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Bengaluru, March 7 (IANS) Karnataka Lokayukta Justice P. Vishwanath Shetty was stabbed by a man in his office on Wednesday afternoon, Home Minister Ramalinga Reddy said. The attacker has been arrested, police said.

“I have spoken to (Commissioner of Police) T. Suneel Kumar who informed me that he (Shetty) has been shifted to a private hospital. I was informed that he is out of danger,” Reddy told reporters here.

The reason for the attack and how it happened were being probed by the police, Reddy said.

“The accused has been held,” a police official told IANS.



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