A DMK MLA and his wife sustained serious injuries when they were allegedly attacked by an unidentified gang at their house at Kanjikoil near here in the wee hours on Wednesday, police said here.

The 10-member gang, armed with deadly weapons, barged into the house of N.K.K.P. Raja, DMK MLA from Erode assembly constituency, at around 2 a.m. and attacked the former minister and his wife Uma.

Both sustained serious injuries and were admitted to a private hospital here.

Mr. Raja was Handloom and Textile Minister for nearly a year in 2006 in the DMK ministry.

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