Bengaluru pub brawl: MLA NA Haris'son sent to judicial custody

ANI | Updated: Feb 21, 2018 18:20 IST

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], Feb 21 (ANI): A local court in Bengaluru on Wednesday sent Congress MLA NA Haris's son, Mohammad Nalapad to judicial custody till March 7, in connection with the assault on a man at a pub.

Nalapad, who confessed to thrashing and threatening a man at a pub in UB City on February 19, was arrested along with six others the next day.

After the incident came to light, Nalapad, who is the General Secretary of Bengaluru District Youth Congress, was suspended from the party for six years.

As per the sequence of events, the victim, Vidwathwas was having dinner at a restaurant in UB City when Mohammad Nalapad and his friends walked in at 11:30 p.m.

The group reportedly told the victim, who had a plaster on one of his legs, to "sit properly".

After a heated exchange of words, Nalapad and his friends attacked Vidwathwas. The victim was then rushed to the nearby Mallya Hospital for treatment, but the group reportedly followed him there and threatened him. (ANI)