Mangalore, July 20, 2013 : A gang of four assailants made an attempt on the life of the driver of an MCC officer at Ladyhill here on July 20, Saturday morning.
The incident took place when the driver Rohit Hoigebail (30) was on his way to pick the MCC officer. It is said four bike bound men intercepted him and attacked him with lethal weapons. They took to their heels when a crowd gathered at the scene. However, they could not be trapped.Rohit who has sustained injuries in his hands and neck has been hospitalized.
It is believed that a property dispute had culminated in the attack. Sources said Rohith has identified one of the attackers as Shailesh. He is also learnt to have informed that he was being followed by some people since a few days. There is a suspicion that some people who had rivalry with Rohit had taken the help of Shailesh who is already facing criminal charges.
Barke police are conducting the investigations.