Dhenkanal, April 2: A man allegedly attacked his wife and two daughters for forcing him to work instead of sitting idle, said police on Friday.
The incident took place at Dimiria village under Kamakhyanagar police limits in Dhenkanal district.
Villagers rushed hearing scream of the victims and rescued them overpowering the accused, identified as Pranabandhu Rout.
The trio was admitted to Dhenkanal district headquarters hospital and later was shifted to SCB Hospital in Cuttack as their health condition deteriorated.
Kamakhyanagar police reached the spot being informed about the incident and took the accused into custody.