Cuttack: A college girl was injured critically after being stabbed by a fellow student in broad daylight at Adaspur in Cuttack district on Tuesday.
According to reports, the victim, a student of Udaynath College was on her way to the college when a boy student named Raja who is a classmate of the girl way laid her and suddenly attacked her with a knife before fleeing the spot.
Locals and some college students rushed to the spot after hearing her screaming.
The injured girl, who sustained multiple injuries on her waist and leg, was rushed to a nearby hospital and later shifted to the SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack after her condition deteriorated.
On being informed, police rushed to the spot and started investigation. Efforts are on to nab the accused.
Though the exact cause of the attack was not immediately known, love affair is suspected to be the reason behind the crime.
The accused had been threatening her and her family members for last several days, the girl told reporters.