Nitish Kumar visits JD(U) MLA who was beaten up

Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday visited the PMCH to inquire about JD(U) MLA Bima Bharti being treated for injuries after she was beaten up by her husband Awadesh Mandal earlier this week.

Kumar met the MLA at the Cottage ward and directed doctors to look after the medical needs of his party MLA.

The JD(U) MLA was beaten up by her husband at Bhitha village under Bhawanipur police station in Bihar's Purnia district on Tuesday.

Bharti had lodged a case against her husband charging him with assaulting her.

Mandal was later arrested.