Corporator Pratibha Kulai Allegedly Assaulted, Counter-complaint Also Filed
Mangaluru: It is being publicly believed that the Third World War will be fought over water. As a small sign of the shape of things to come, a complaint and a conter-complaint have been received at the Suratkal police station, and both complainants are women.
Kulai, a suburb in the city within the city corporation limits, has been facing severe shortage of water over the past days. The residents of Kulai were staging a protest over water scarcity near the pump-house. Pratibha arrived there to receive a memorandum from the residents. At this point, Sunanda of Kodikere, is said to have picked an argument with her, followed by an assault on her.
The corporator was reportedly injured and got herself admitted to a hospital. She filed a complaint against Sunanda in this matter. On the other hand, Sunanda too filed a complaint against Pratibha alleging assault on her. She too has got admitted herself in a hospital.