Mangaluru: Police on Sunday said they have arrested a man for allegedly assaulting a school teacher during a parents-teachers association meeting held near here.
The accused was arrested on Saturday, produced before a local court and remanded in judicial custody, said the police.
The teacher had given a loan to the wife of the accused but it was not repaid.
At the meeting on Friday, the accused and the teacher got into a quarrel and he reportedly assaulted her, they said.
The teacher got injured and was hospitalised, said the police. The remanded person returned home from abroad only a few days ago, they added.