Kalahandi: A drunk man allegedly hacked his minor daughter before attempting suicide at Maskapadar village under Lanjigarh police limits in Kalahandi district last night.
According to sources, the accused man, identified as Karmu Majhi (40), allegedly hacked his daughter Sarita (13), with an axe under the influence of alcohol on Friday night. Later, he slit his own throat to end his life.
Some locals admitted both the injured to the Bhawanipatna hospital in a critical condition and informed the local police station last night.
Reportedly, the health condition of the father-daughter duo is stated to be stable. On the other hand, police have launched a probe ascertain the actual cause behind the incident