Incumbent Governor for Simbu and PNC candidate, Noah Kool while hosting a final rally at Kundiawa town this afternoon was thrown stones at.
Reports on ground say, he was stoned by supporters of rival candidate, John Kerenga Gugl.
He was taken to the hospital and treated for minor abrasions and lacerations to the head.
Police confirmed that the confrontation started between supporters of the two candidates.
Provincial Election Manager, Reverend Tom Sine said both candidates were taken to the Police Station and resolved the issue.