In a Shocking Incident, Karnataka Lokayukta P. Vishwanath Shetty was stabbed in his office on Wednesday afternoon. The assailant has been identified as Tejas Sharma. He is said to be an advocate, based on his entry in the register at the Lokayukta’s office.He has been admitted at the Mallya hospital. He is however out of danger said Karnataka Home Minister, Ramalinga Reddy. The incident took place at the Lokayukta office at around 2 pm. The accused person has been identified as Tejraj Sharma and has been taken into custody.
An eye-witness in the case, Jay Anna said that one person tried to murder the judge. He hit him thrice with the knife after which the judge fell on the floor. You can see for yourself what security Siddaramaiah government has provided all of us with.
As Per Police Initial Investigation Sharma entered the office on the pretext of lodging a complaint. Five minutes later, the staff outside heard screams. When they rushed in, they found Mr. Shetty, who was stabbed thrice, in a pool of blood and rushed him to the nearby Mallya Hospital. Doctors confirmed to The Hindu that Mr. Shetty’s condition was now stable.
According to minister Ramalinga Reddy, Justice Vishwanath Shetty is out of danger.
The attack on the Karnataka Lokayukta has raised questions on the security arrangements at his office.
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