Puttur: A senior citizen was stabbed by another during a heated argument over a parking issue in front of a shop on Court Road, Puttur, on Thursday.

The victim, identified as Sadashiva Pai, sustained a stab wound to his hand. Initially, he was admitted to the Puttur Government Hospital but was later transferred to a private hospital for further treatment. The accused, Gunashekhar Shetty, a resident of Urumal, was also admitted to a government hospital following the incident.

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The altercation occurred when the two men began quarreling over parking beside the court road. As the argument escalated, Gunashekhar Shetty allegedly attempted to stab Sadashiva Pai with a knife. Pai managed to block the attack with his hand, resulting in his injury.

Sadashiva Pai has filed a complaint at the Puttur City Police Station. The police have registered the case and launched an investigation into the incident.

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Mumbai, Jul 22: A speeding Audi car, driven by a man allegedly in an inebriated state, rammed into two stationary autorickshaws in Mumbai's Mulund area on Monday, leaving four persons injured, police said.

The police arrested the accused, Dattatray Gore (43), a resident of Kanjurmarg, from his sister's house after he fled the scene, leaving the vehicle behind, an official said.

The incident occurred around 6.15 am on Dumping Road, and the police later impounded the high-end car, he said.

The car rammed into two stationary autorickshaws, injuring two drivers and as many passengers. Their condition is said to be stable, the official said.

The police collected the accused's blood sample and sent it to Kalina Forensic Science Laboratory. It was found that he was under the influence of alcohol at the time of the accident, he said.

A case has been registered under relevant provisions of the Bhartiya Nyay Sanhita (BNS) and Motor Vehicle Act, the official said.

This incident follows a recent accident in Worli, where a BMW fatally struck a woman riding as a pillion on a two-wheeler.