A Tamil journalist was attacked in Jaffna town on Saturday evening.
44-year-old Shanmuganathan Manoharan, an anchor for the radio Yaarl FM, was driving home to Chavakachcheri on Saturday when his car was obstructed by a three-wheeler.
Mr Manoharan and another person were beaten by three men who alighted from the three-wheeler.
The attackers escaped as soon as onlookers began to gather.
A complaint was filed at Chavakachcheri police, following which the department said they had arrested the driver of the three-wheeler.