Television personality, popular news anchor and standup comedian Bitthiri Satti was on Monday attacked by an youngster near V6 office at MLA Colony in Banjara Hills. Satti suffered minor injuries in the attack.
The security staff, who noticed the attack, came to the rescue of Satti and caught the accused. The accused was later handed over to the police. Bitthiri Satti was shifted to nearby Star Hospitals. He is stated to be out of danger.
The accused, who is identified as Manikanta from the city, told the police that he assaulted Satti for belittling Telangana dialect. Further details are awaited in the case.