An Australian man was beaten up by villagers for allegedly misbehaving with women after getting drunk.
The man, James William, on his way to Karnataka’s Bagalkot from Badami in a bus, but got off at a village in between.
He was drunk and misbehaved with women which led to an altercation between him and locals, District Superintendent of Police, Lokesh J said.
“There was an altercation and an exchange of blows between the villagers and the foreign national. The police were called and we shifted him to a hospital in Bagalkot,” he said.
Police have registered a case and detained some suspects.
Badami is a popular tourist destination known for its spectacular cave temples.