Karnataka Health Minister’s gunman booked for assaulting driver :

Yogesh K Porwar

The Sadashivanagar police have registered a case against gunman of medical education minister Dr K Sudhakar for beating up the driver of minister’s official vehicle,over a trivial row on March 19.

The driver,Somashekhar was taken to treatment at Bowring hospital and in bed rest since two days.

Taking a serious note on this,Rathnamma,wife of Somashekhar has filed a complaint against Thimmaiah on March 21.

Senior officer said,both Somashekhar and Thimmaiah had differences over trivial issues often.

Thimmaiah was miffed that Somashekhar was complaining against him to the minister and family members.

The police have summoned Thimmaiah for questioning to ascertain the reason behind the attack.

The police have booked Thimmaiah under assault, wrongful restrain and criminal intimidation and are investigating he added.