Bengaluru: Man arrested for trying to stab Congress MLA Byrathi Suresh

Daijiworld Media Network – Bengaluru 

Bengaluru, Oct 18: The Kothanur police in city arrested a man who tried to stab Hebbal Congress MLA Byrathi Suresh near his house on the evening of Friday, October 18. 

The arrested person has been identified as Shivu.   

DCP (North-east), Bhimashankar S Guled, informed that a case of attempt to murder has been registered at the Kothanur police station. 

MLA Byrathi Suresh did not sustain any injuries.

Byrathi Suresh 

As per details available, MLA Suresh had left the house to attend a meeting on Friday evening when a biker went overtaking his car. He then came back from the opposite side and rammed his car. When the MLA got out of the car, the man suddenly pulled out a knife and tried to stab him. Meanwhile, the gunman of MLA and a passer-by prevented the assailant from attacking the MLA and subsequently handed him over to the police. 

Suresh later informed the media that he knows the man's family very well as he is a resident of Byrathi and he knows the accused from childhood. 

MLA Suresh said that he had given Rs 2 lac to the man's mother who sought help while building their house and his father was a drama artiste. “His family is very poor and the accused has two more brothers who are in good terms with me. I am still under shock that why he had tried to attack me,” Suresh added.


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