Mangaluru: A resident of Tokur was assaulted with swords by three unidentified persons late Saturday night.
The trio is said to have arrived in three motorbikes as Jaya Kotian was walking by the side of the road. They reportedly attempted to aimed at his head.
But since Kotian ducked, the weapons hit his hand instead. He sustained severe injuries.
The culprits fled the spot immediately. The motive for the assault is not known. The Bajpe police have registered a case.