Karnataka Lokayukta Justice P. Vishwanatha Shetty, who was stabbed multiple times by a complainant on Wednesday afternoon, is recovering and will stay in the hospital for another week, a senior doctor from the hospital said on Friday.
"Justice Shetty has been operated upon for his stab wounds and is recovering. He is likely to be kept in the hospital for another week," chief cardiac surgeon at Mallya Hospital Divakar Bhat told IANS here.
Shetty, 73, was stabbed by a 33-year-old complainant, Tejraj Sharma, on Wednesday afternoon and was rushed to Mallya Hospital in the city centre. The attacker was immediately nabbed by police.
"A police team led by Joint Commissioner of Police (Crime) N. Satheesh Kumar is probing the incident of attack on Justice Shetty. I am expecting the report soon," Home Minister Ramalinga Reddy tweeted on Friday.
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