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Veteran athlete attacked by duo in Katapady

Veteran athlete attacked by duo in Katapady

Mangalore Today News Network

Udupi, Sep 16, 2018:  A  veteran international athlete Katapady Sulatha Kamath who runs a tea stall at Katapady was grievously attacked by two persons at around 3.30 am on Saturday.


Sulatha Kamath..

Sulatha has suffered a fracture in her nose due to the attack and is hospitalised. The accused Deekshith and Charan Kunder have been arrested.

Sulatha who had won several medals in  marathon walks and races for veterans  used to normally run her tea stall located alongside the NH 66 at Katapady till late in the night.  That fateful night Sulatha as usual had closed her shop and retired to bed at  her house nearby. It is said the duo who arrived at around 3.30 am   by making a big sound near the  gate and demanded tea and omelette from Sulatha. When she refused they attacked her  with a stone. The duo even threatened Sulatha’s husband and daughter.  Soon after the family informed the police who rushed to the spot and arrested the duo.

Kaup Police are investigating the case.

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