K.R. Pet: An Anganwadi Assistant, working at an Anganwadi Centre at B.B. Kaavalu village in the taluk, was allegedly assaulted by a man for refusing to give him the attendance register on Thursday.
While the injured has been identified as Yashoda of B.B. Kaavalu village, the person who brutally assaulted her is Channakeshava, son of Puttaraju, also of the same village.
On July 26 afternoon, Channakeshava, who came to the Anganwadi Centre, asked Yashoda to give him the attendance register to which Yashoda told him that the teacher was on leave and she cannot give him the register besides asking him to contact the teacher when she comes.
Irked over Yashoda’s reply, Channakeshava allegedly abused her using foul language and assaulted her brutally leaving Yashoda with severe injuries.
Meanwhile, teachers working at the Government Primary School, who rushed to the spot, rescued Yashoda from being assaulted further and sent Channakeshava away after advising him.
Yashoda was rushed to the Government Hospital, where she was provided first aid and was later shifted to K.R. Hospital in Mysuru for further treatment, according to the complaint lodged by her (Yashoda) daughter Anusha with the Rural Police.
Sub-Inspector K.N. Girish, who received the complaint, has filed a FIR in this regard and is investigating.