Malkangiri: An elderly woman was injured in an arrow attack allegedly being hit by her son-in-law at Mahupadar village under Mathili police limits In Odisha’s Malkangiri district on Tuesday.
The victim, identified as Aiety Durua, sustained injuries on her right leg in the arrow attack. She was admitted at Mathili hospital for treatment. Her condition was stated to be stable when the last reports came in.
According to reports, the accused, identified as Damu Duria picked an argument with his wife over a family dispute. But, their argument turned ugly when his mother-in-law intervened in the matter. In the fit of anger, the accused launched arrow attack on the elderly woman.
Soon after the incident, the accused fled from the spot.
On being informed, police reached the spot and began a probe into the matter.
“ A case has been registered at Mathili police station in this connection”, a police official said adding that further investigation is on and a man haunt has been launched to nab the accused.