VILLUPURAM: A gang waylaid and attacked Desiya Murpokku Dravida Kazhagam functionary N. Raja (26) of Rosanai with sharp weapons in front of the Tindivanam court on Wednesday.

Mr. Raja sustained bleeding injuries on the back and in hands. He was referred to the Puducherry Government Hospital for treatment. The police are on the look for the gang members.

Sources said Mr. Raja was on his way to the court to attend a trial relating to a case booked in 2005. He is one of the accused, who allegedly damaged banners put up below a flyover in Tindivanam.