Belthangady, Dec 05, 2018: An incident wherein the Ujire Gram Panchayat Vice President Vinutha Rajath Gowda, attacked an RTI activist named Balasubrahmanya Bhat (41) by splashing boiling water over him has been reported on December 4, Tuesday.
The incident took place in front of the residence of the GP Vice President at Malebettu in Ujire village.
The RTI activist had lodged a complaint regarding irregularities in a housing scheme after securing relevant documents through RTI. It is said the incident took place when an investigation was underway in the presence of officials including Belthangady Taluk Panchayat Executive Officer Kusumadhar.
Balasubrahmanya Bhat who has sustained injures has been admitted to Belthangady Government Hospital.