Karnataka Loyakuta stabbed in his court

In what is being termed as a massive security breach, Karnataka Lokayukta P Vishwanath Shetty was on Wednesday stabbed with a knife at least four times in his office by a youth apparently unhappy over a request being turned down.

The accused, Tejas Sharma, whose complaint about a tender was not entertained and he was apparently told that the case was shut, Sharma was angered and plotted the stab act, say police.

Justice Shetty had in the past written to authorities at least 20 times and sought more security. Justice Shetty recuparating in the intensive care unit Mallya Hospital is said to be out of danger now.

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