Cuttack, Sep 26: A woman and her six-year-old daughter were stabbed by a youth minor daughter on the outskirts of Dwarabatipur village near Ghantikhal in Cuttack district today
The critically injured woman and her minor daughter have been admitted to the SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack.
According to sources, the woman identified as Kalpana Gochhayat of Kaduapada village under Rasola police limits in Dhenkanal district had set out for her in-law’s house in Dhenkanal town on Saturday with her cousin.
The cousin took them towards Cuttack and suddenly began to stab the woman and her and her six-year-old daughter with a knife on the outskirts of Dwarabatipur village near Ghantikhal.
As locals rushed to their rescue hearing her scream, her cousin fled the area on his bike.
Khuntuni police rushed to the spot being informed about the incident and admitted Kalpana and her daughter to the sub-divisional hospital in Athagarh. Later, they were shifted to the SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack.
The assailant has been identified and police have begun a manhunt to nab the accused.