Mangaluru Jul 11: A member of Adyar gram panchayat, who was attacked by a gang last night breathed his last at a private hospital in the city.
Mohammed Yaqoob, who was a BJP backed member of Adyar GP was attacked near his village by a gang at around 9 pm on Friday.
In spite of sustaining serious injuries, he managed to return home.
He then hired an auto-rickshaw and went to Highland Hospital along with his son.
However, he breathed his last there without responding to any treatment.
According to sources, the victim knew one of the assistants.
It is suspected that political or personal rivalry might be the reason for the attack. However the exact motto behind the attack is not yet known.
A case has been registered in Kankanady Rural police station.