Staff Correspondent

Udupi: Seven people allegedly assaulted a man at Thekkatte village under the Kota police limits on Tuesday.

According to the Kota police, Suresh, a resident of Kota-Padukere village, was standing at the bus-stand when six people, led by Raghavendra Kanchan alias Raghu, came in a car and attacked him with sharp weapons and fled the scene.

A severely injured Suresh has been admitted to the Kasturba Hospital in Manipal. Past enmity is said to be the reason for the attack.

Kota police have registered a case. .