Hubli, Sep 27 (UNI) Tension prevailed at Renebennur in Haveri district today following an incident of stabbing of a Congress candidate contesting the town municipality seat, by an Independent candidate.
Police said Sayyad Noorahmed Killedar was seriously injured when an Independent candidate stabbed him.
The injured was rushed to a hospital at Davangere here.
Later, the accused was arrested. The situation in the town was under control, police added.