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Murder bid on MLA Tanveer Sait’s close aide Annaiah

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Mysuru: A Congress leader suffered injuries after he was allegedly attacked by two youths at Yaraganahalli near Teresian College circlle in the city on Thursday evening.

The murderous attack was carried out on Annaiah, a close aide of former minister and MLA Tanveer Sait on Thursday when he was participating in a religious programme. The assailants pounced on him with sharp weapons.

Political rivalry is said to be the motive behind the attack.

Soon, the villagers caught hold of Mahadevu an assailant and handed him over to the police. Another accused Chidambar is on the run.

Alanahalli police booked a murder attempt case on the accused.

Annaiah is hospitalised with grievous injuries on his forehead, at Cauvery Hospital.

Annaiah’s wife Rajani is a former Corporator. She had represented Yaraganahalli ward in MCC during the previous council.

Annaiah is a contractor, who is also into politics from several years.A prominent leader of Vokkaliga community in Yaraganahalli a ghetto, some of the same community members were crossing swords with him, sources told Mysoorunews.com.

It may be mentioned that a few months ago Annaiah’s mentor Tanveer Sait had survived a murder bid on him. It is only recently that Sait returned to active politics, after convalescing from the grievous injuries suffered in the attack.

– Team Mysoorunews


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