Erode: A DMDK candidate for the local body
polls was attacked and stabbed by two persons near here last
night, police said on Saturday.
Prabhakaran had gone to the area after he received a call
that some persons were distributing free sarees and dhotis
to people at Karattadipalayam.
The two persons had pounced on him and started beating
him indiscriminately. They also stabbed him, police said.
Prabhakaran, who is contesting for the L Kallipatty
panchayat president`s post, has been hospitalised, police
The local body polls is being held in two phases on
October 17 and 19.