DHARWAD: The Hubballi-Dharwad Police have arrested the autorickshaw driver who had reportedly knocked down a BRTS security guard at Navalur Railway Station bus stand on Tuesday.
The arrested has been identified as Malleshi Yallappa Naikar, a resident of Unkal in Hubballi.
Mallesh had run over his autorickshaw on the security guard and a video clip of this was widely circulated on social media. Based on the footage and complaint filed by the victim Kallappa Madiwal, the police arrested Mallesh from his house on Thursday.
The victim – Kallappa Madiwal – is undergoing treatment at SDM Hospital at Sattur. He has sustained head injury, and his right arm is fractured. He has also suffered leg injury and is unable to walk.