A 27-year-old lorry driver was arrested on Wednesday for hurling petrol bomb on the house of a ‘pandal’ contractor at Nallampalli in Dharmapuri district due to previous enmity.
Police said Manikandan had stabbed Sathish Kumar with a knife suspecting him of having an affair with his wife. In the attack, Sathish Kumar suffered severe injury and was admitted in the hospital for treatment.
The Adiyamankottai police arrested Manikandan, who later came out on bail. Sathish Kumar, who got discharged from hospital after recovery hurled a petrol bomb on the house of Manikandan on Tuesday night.
The family members wok up hearing the loud noise and rushed to find few items on fire. Based on a complaint, the Adiyamankottai police registered a case and arrested Sathish Kumar. Further investigations are on.