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Australian Man Beaten Up By Villagers In Karnataka, Admitted To Hospital

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James William was on his way to Karnataka’s Bagalkot from Badami. (Representational)

Badami, Karnataka: 

An Australian national was on Tuesday beaten up by villagers for allegedly misbehaving with women after getting drunk, police said.

James William, who is in his mid-thirties, was on his way to Karnataka’s Bagalkot from Badami in a bus, but got off at a village in between, police said.

He was allegedly drunk and misbehaved with women which led to an altercation between him and locals, District Superintendent of Police, Lokesh J told NDTV.

“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.

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