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Karnataka ombudsman discharged from Bengaluru hospital

IANS  |  Bengaluru 

Justice P. Vishwanatha was on Wednesday discharged from a hospital where he had been admitted after being stabbed repeatedly by a complainant at his office on March 7.

"I am thankful to the doctors and nurses of the hospital who have treated me," told reporters as he came out of in the city centre.

Shetty, 73, a former in the Karnataka High Court, was stabbedAby a 33-year-old complainant, Tejraj Sharma.

A police team led by of Police, Crime, N.Satheesh Kumar is probing the incident and a report was expected soon, had earlier said.

Sharma, a from Tumakuru, about 70km northwest from here, had filed a complaint with the about a local government office and was reportedly unhappy that his complaint was not being heard, according to police.

Few days before the incident took place, had advised the accused not to "squabble" in the Lokayukta office, the had said.

Shetty had taken charge as the state's ombudsman in January 2017.



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First Published: Wed, March 14 2018. 21:40 IST