Bengaluru: The Bidadi police on Monday booked Kampli MLA J.N. Ganesh for allegedly assaulting his party colleague Anand Singh, an MLA from Vijayanagara (Hosapete), at Eagleton Resort near Bengaluru on Sunday. Sources said he can be arrested in the case.
The police have registered an attempt to murder case against MLA Ganesh following the alleged fight between him and Singh in the early hours of Sunday. Ganesh and Singh who were in Eagleton Resort along with other Congress MLAs, had an argument and the former allegedly hit Singh with a liquor bottle.
The Congress MLAs were moved to Eagleton Resort amid fears of poaching by the BJP.
Following the assault, Singh was admitted to a hospital in the city and Congress party leaders had even claimed that he was admitted because of chest pain.
The police have booked Ganesh under sections 323 (Voluntarily causing hurt), 324 (Voluntarily causing hurt by dangerous weapons), 307 (Attempt to murder), 504 (intentional insult to breach peace) and 506 (Criminal intimidation) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).