MLA attacked at wedding in Karnataka

(Eds: Minor edits) Bengaluru, Nov 18 (PTI) Congress MLA and formerKarnataka Minister Tanveer Sait was attacked by a man with aknife at a wedding ceremony in Mysuru late on Sunday night,police said.

Sait, the Narasimharaja constituency MLA, wasimmediately rushed to a hospital in Mysuru where he underwenta surgery, they said.

The attacker has been identified as Farhaan Pasha,aged about 25 years.

As Sait was seated at the function, Pasha attacked himand tried to escape but was caught by those at the venue andlater handed over to the police.

The incident has been caught on video at the event.

Pasha is being interrogated, police added. PTI KSU SSSS SS