Bantwal: In a shocking episode, four policemen, including an ASI suffered severe injuries when individual wielding iron rod attacked them in Bantwal on Thursday night.
The cops had arrived at the spot to put an end to the fight between lorry drivers and some locals in Bantwal.
The accused identified as Abdul Salam (28), a resident of Golthmajal has been nabbed. Since the accused too has suffered injuries in the melee, he has been forwarded to a private hospital in Mangaluru.
ASI Shailesh T and three other policemen had rushed to the spot when a fight broke out between some lorry drivers and a few locals.
When the police arrived at the spot, Salam suddeny turned to the police and started assaulting them with the iron rod. He also went on to damage the police vehicle.
The cops are undergoing treatment in the Bantwal government hospital.