Parassala MLA R. Selvaraj was on Thursday assaulted by a man near Balaramapuram. According to the police, Shinu, 27, was in an inebriated condition when he stopped the MLA's vehicle along the national highway near Thykkampalli and assaulted him. Mr. Selvaraj, who suffered minor injury to his hand, was admitted to a private hospital. The assaulter, who also tried to stop other vehicles, was taken into custody by the police. – Staff Reporter

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