Chennai: A woman was attacked with a knife following a brawl over water at Anakaputhur in the city.
According to the police, the incident took place at an apartment complex last night.
Residents Mohan and his wife Subashini got into a fight with their neighbour Adimoola Ramakrishnan, who works as a car driver for Tamilnadu Assembly Speaker P Dhanapal.
Mohan had gone to switch on the motor to pump water when Ramakrishnan stopped him, claiming the sump was empty.
An argument took place which escalated into a fight. While Mohan was being manhandled by Ramakrishnan. Subhashini intervened to stop it. However, an enraged Ramakrishnan took a knife and inflicted injuries near her chin. She was rushed to a hospital.
Subsequently, the police arrived at the spot and arrested Ramakrishnan.