The son of an additional district judge in Telangana was physically assaulted in Hyderabad after he accidentally drove past the convoy of prohibition and excise minister T Padma Rao.
The incident reportedly took place at around 8 30 pm on Thursday, when Ganesh, the son of VII additional district judge Srinivas Rao was getting back home to the Judges' quarters in Marredpally and almost hit a vehicle in the minister's convoy as he was exiting the quarters, the Times of India reported.
A gunman, reportedly from the Intelligence Security Wing, got out of the convoy vehicle and started physically assaulting Ganesh, as locals present realised that it was Rao's convoy .
The victim, was taken to Gandhi hospital and suffered serious injuries, mainly to his ear and may have to undergo a surgery soon. He went on to lodge a police complaint at 11 pm.
"When the Maredpally police enquired with the minister about who were the gunmen on duty , they found that Kasi Ram and Chand Pasha were in the convoy. A case was registered under IPC section 324 (causing hurt by dangerous weapons or means)," ACP Tirupathi Rao told TOI.