Submitted by alvin on Thu, 2016-06-16 17:44 Karkala: Tense situation prevailed in Bailoor on Wednesday after five persons were attacked in a clash between two groups following an attempt to assault on ZP member Sumith Shetty. Injured have been identifid as Sumith’s supporters and they are being treated at a hospital. It is said that Sumith of Bailoor constituency, had allegedly received an extortion call from Praveen Varwadi. However, Sumith is said to have refused to yield to him. Later in the evening that day, a few armed men – said to be Praveen’ supporters – tried to attack Sumith in his car. While he managed to escape his followers clashed with the Praveen’s supporters and sustained injuries. A case has been registered in the Karkala town police station.