Police inspector assaulted

 A man assaulted the police inspector who came to arrest him allegedly for attacking a woman, at Banahalli on Thursday.

Mahadeva alias Amavasye had attacked Puttananjamma, a resident of the same village over a petty quarrel, with a machete, the police said.

When Santemarahalli police inspector Janardhan came to arrest Mahadeva, he attacked the inspector with the machete.

The inspector was rushed to the government hospital in T Narasipura, from where he was shifted to KR Hospital in Mysore. Puttananjamma has been admitted to the community health centre in Santemarahalli.

DySP Muttiswaminaidu and Circle Inspector arrested Mahadevappa.

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