Beltangady: Man tries to stab woman over parking issue, thrashed by locals

Daijiworld Media Network - Beltangady (SP)

Beltangady, May 19: In an incident reported at Guruvayanakere in the taluk on Friday May 19, a man tried to stab a woman with a knife following a quarrel over parking issues.

A war of words arose between the two over parking of their two-wheelers, after which the man, identified as Umesh, got enraged and tried to stab the woman with a knife.

When Umesh who is said to belong to Laila village proceeded approached the woman menacingly, the locals caught hold of him and thrashed him indiscriminately. Umesh has since been hospitalized.

The woman hailing from Adkadka village and Umesh clashed over removing the Activa two-wheeler from the spot where they were parked. With the timely intervention of some passersby, the woman was saved from the prospect of suffering injuries or getting killed.

Umesh is being treated in the government hospital. 

Local police arrived at the spot and took control of the situaion.