Nagpur: A lawyer on Friday allegedly attacked a senior lawyer outside the Nagpur District Court, causing him grievous injuries, and later committed suicide by consuming poison. Both had to be admitted to Mayo Hospital in the city where Bhaskar died, while Narnawre was undergoing treatment, said inspector Hemant Kharabe of Sitabuldi police station. Also Read - On Cam: Traffic Cop Dragged On Car Bonnet in Nagpur, Driver Arrested | WATCH

Lokesh Bhaskar (34) allegedly attacked Sadanand Narnawre (62) with an axe on the footpath outside the court around 4.30 PM and later consumed poison, a police official said. Also Read - Fraudster Siphons Off Rs 9 lakh From Man's Bank Account as Teen Downloads App on Father's Phone

It is yet to be ascertained why Bhaskar attacked Narnawre. A probe into the matter is underway. Also Read - Protesting Farmers Stand in Lake Water For 3 Hours in Maharashtra's Nagpur, Here's Why

Narnawre, who taught at the post-graduate department of law at Nagpur University, was practising at the district court after retirement, police said.

(With agency inputs)