Mysuru: Man arrested for attacking Karnataka Congress MLA Tanveer Sait with knife
18, Nov 2019, 12:25 PM IST
Bengaluru: Congress MLA and former Karnataka Minister Tanveer Sait was attacked by a man with a knife, at a wedding ceremony in Mysuru late on Sunday (November 17) evening.
Mysuru Police said that Sait, MLA of Narasimharaja constituency, was immediately rushed to a hospital in the city, where he underwent surgery.
The attacker has been identified as Farhaan Pasha, aged about 25 years.
As Sait was seated at the function, Pasha attacked him with a knife and tried to escape. In his attempt to escape from the spot, Pasha was caught by the people at the venue and later handed over to the police.
Pasha is being interrogated, police officials said.