Thalassery: An independent candidate at Vadakara Lok Sabha constituency, COT Naseer was hacked by unidentified assailants here on Saturday evening.
Sources said the incident took place at 6 pm. Naseer was heading home on his scooter. When he was on Kayyath Road in Thalassery, two persons on another bike knocked him down and hacked him.
Naseer sustained injuries on his head, arms and abdomen. Naseer was rushed to the Kozhikode medical college where he is undergoing treatment.
Formerly a CPM activist, Naseer quit the party in 2015. He was in the news following his decision to contest against P Jayarajan in Vadakara.
In April, Naseer was attacked while seeking votes at Meppayyur town. This is the third time that Naseer is being hacked after he quit the party.