Hubballi: North Traffic Police station Head Constable PG Puranikmath was seriously injured in a brawl with a neighbour today. His neighbour Bharatesh also received severe injuries.
According to police, both fought over a minor issue. On Monday, Bharatesh house water tank overflowed and it soaked the compound of Puranikmath’s residence. Puranikmath had questioned this to Bharatesh and they both began an altercation about this issue, which quickly escalated into violence.
Bharatesh allegedly attacked Puranikmath with a brick on the head, and Bhartesh also received some heavy blows from him in response, the police said. Puranikmath sustained injuries on the head, Bharatesh suffered injuries on his face, arms. Sources said that Bharatesh arm was broken and he underwent surgery.
Bharatesh’s wife Veena also suffered injuries on her head, said one of the sources.
AS Chavan, Old Hubballi police inspector stated that they have registered a complaint in this regard.
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