Dr B Thomas (Special correspondent)
The Sheshadripuram police on Thursday night arrested a 33 year old realtor from Gadag for assaulting patrolling police for driving against one way.
The accused has been identified as,Mahaveer Hosur a relator from Gadag.
Senior officer told reporters,When the ASI was driving from GSB junction the realtor objected ASI Puttamallaiah,HC Anil Kumar and driver Arun who were wanted to go to check point soon and driving in one way when Mahaveer stopped them and asked why they breaking rules.
When Puttamallaiah tried to reason with him, Mahaveer signalled them like get lost .
Objected to rude behaviour Puttamallaiah got down from the vehicle and confronted him for which Mahaveer rode on his leg knocked him down and escaped.
Immediately the staff gave a chase and caught the accused to find him under the influence of alcohol.
Puttamallaiah sustained leg injury and shifted to hospital.The accused was booked under assaulting police on duty and seized his vehicle.
Mahaveer had a party late night with friends and returning to his friends place the accused has been arrested and remanded to judicial custody.