Bengaluru couple assault veterinary ambulance driver, arrested by Belthangady police

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The Bengaluru couple has been arrested by the Belthangady police.

MANGALURU: A couple was arrested for assaulting a veterinary ambulance driver allegedly after overtaking it, near Laila in Belthangady taluk on Tuesday. The arrested have been identified as Sharat and Shruthi from Bengaluru.

The veterinary ambulance belonging to the Animal Husbandry Department was on its way from Kadaba to Neriya and when it reached Laila, the couple, who were in an SUV, overtook the ambulance. The couple then blocked the ambulance and Sharat assaulted the driver while Shruthi abused the ambulance crew.

The ambulance driver Rakshit in hospital.

The ambulance driver Rakshit, who was admitted to hospital, said, “There was an emergency at Neriya and while I was on the way, the couple attacked me though the siren was switched on. The couple are from Bengaluru. They overtook my vehicle, blocked it and assaulted me”.

A case has been registered at the Belthangady police station.

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