Akbaruddin Owaisi, MLA of MIM party (All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen) was attacked in Hyderabad today 12’o clock noon. During his Padyatra in Barkas, Chandrayanagutta, Mohammad Pahilwan and his followers suddenly attacked Owaisi with swords. He was admitted in Owaisi Hospital at Santosh Nagar and doctors told that he was out of danger. In this incident, Malakpet MLA, Ahmed Bin Balala was also injured severely. As per the sources, the mob also shot Owaisi and his followers with revolvers.
As per the sources, land dealings and land disputes are the main reasons for the attack. Mohammad Pahilwan was contested as MBT candidate in 2009 Assembly elections.