Mumbai, Jun 8 (PTI) Uday Pathak, the main accused in the Kurar murder case which shocked the city in 2011 because of the brutality involved, today attacked a co-accused at the sessions court in south Mumbai, police said. Also Read - Mumbai Rains: Heavy Rains Paralyse City, IMD Warns of 'Flooding', Local Trains Suspended Due to Waterlogging; BMC Declares Holiday

The incident took place in a corridor of the court building at around 1 pm when the accused had been brought from Arthur Road jail for a hearing. Also Read - Kangana Ranaut Receives Notice From BMC Over 'Unauthorised Construction' of Her Residence, Here’s What They Found ‘Illegal’

Uday Shankar Pathak (32) attacked Kalpesh Patel (28), a co-accused who has turned approver (prosecution witness), with a sharp piece of metal, police said. Also Read - Mumbai Rains Updates: IMD Predicts More Rains, CM Takes Stock of Situation

“Kalpesh escaped with minor injuries and was taken to hospital. He was discharged after treatment,” said Dr Manojkumar Sharma, deputy commissioner of police (zone-I).

Police also registered a case of attempt to murder against Pathak.

Pathak and others are accused of killing four persons, residents of Shantarampada in Kurar in suburban Mumbai, in June 2011 after abducting them over a minor tiff in a bar.

A total of nine persons were arrested in the case.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.