Bengaluru Police on Monday morning had a field day as they overpowered a rowdy who attacked a policeman for confronting him for teasing a woman on Sunday.

Nagaraj a head constable attached to RT Nagar Police sustained stab injuries after Mardan Khan attacked him with a knife. Nagaraj was shifted to Baptist Hospital where he is recovering.

Following this development, police registered a case and had been on the lookout for Khan.

Based on the information about the accused's movement in Chamudninagar on Monday morning, police rounded him off and asked him to surrender. Khan along with his associates, pelted stones at police.

Inspector Mithun Shilpi opened fire in an act of self-defence. Khan suffered injuries in his leg and his associates fled the scene.

The accused was later sent to Victoria Hospital's prison ward where he is being treated for bullet injuries.