Hyderabad: A midwife at a primary health centre in Telangana’s Ranga Reddy district was seriously injured in a knife attack by her kin-turned-stalker early Thursday, police said.
The victim is an Auxiliary Nurse Midwife (ANM) at a government primary health centre in Keshampet Mandal of ShadNagar Constituency. She was attacked by her brother-in-law around 4 am while still on duty, the police said.
Keshampet SHO Dhananjay said: “Victim’s younger sister’s husband Kishan Naik had been stalking Anitha. He had been pestering her to marry. On being rejected Naik sought revenge and attacked Anitha with a knife.”
“Anitha is working as a medical official (ANM). He attacked her in the middle of the night with a knife while she was working. Her fingers were left severely injured in the attack,” police added.
The victim was recovering after treatment. “She is doing fine and has been discharged,” a police official said.
A case has been registered against accused Kishan Naik, who is in police custody.