Mangalore, Feb 7: A journalist was attacked by a group of ten unidentified men, near Kulai bus stand on the outskirts of the city.
Karavali Ale eveninger reporter Harish Putran was attacked at about 8.30 pm when he was heading towards the bus stand after finishing his duty.
The miscreants waylaid him and assaulted him. In the event, Putran sustained injuries on his head. He was rushed to a hospital in Surathkal.
The eveninger had carried a story on Hindu Jana Jagrathi Vedike leaders being involved in drug dealing.
The article said that one of the notorious drug peddler, Keshav was a close aide of Vedike leader Sathyajith Surathkal. It is said that Puthran was attacked to avenge this article.
Karavali Ale' reporter attacked for write-up against HJV