Berhampur: A man sustained critical injuries after being allegedly attacked with sharp weapons near Bomkai College under K Nuagoan police station limits in Ganjam district today.
The victim has been identified as Niranjan Pradhan, a clerk at Sivananda Degree College in Bomkei.
According to sources and eyewitnesses, Pradhan was on his way to college when as many as three unidentified miscreants chased and attacked him with swords. After attacking Pradhan the assailants fled the spot.
Locals immediately rushed the victim to Bomkei CHC. Later, he was shifted to MKCG Medical College and Hospital in Berhampur as his health condition deteriorated.
The entire incident has been captured in CCTV installed near the college. However, the actual cause behind the crime is yet to be ascertained, informed sources.
On being informed, Police rushed to the spot and started an investigation into the incident.
As per police sources, the trio involved in the crime have been identified and efforts are on to nab them.