Shiv Sena MLA Tukaram Kate Attacked With Sword in Mumbai, Escapes Unhurt
Injured bodyguard of Shiv Sena MLA Tukaram Kate (Photo credit: ANI)

Mumbai, October 13: Unidentified miscreants attacked Shiv Sena MLA Tukaram Kate with sword late night on Friday. While Tukaram Kate escaped unhurt, his bodyguard and two Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers were injured in the attack, reported news agency ANI. The reason behind the attack was not immidiately known.

Tukaram Kate survived the attack thanks to his bodyguard who put his life in danger to save the Shiv Sena legislator. Mumbai police have registered a case against five unidentified attackers. Kate represents Anushakti Nagar Assembly constituency in Mumbai.

Further details of the attack on Kate were awaited.