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Mumbai: Man mistakes woman as wife, attacks her

First published: December 17, 2012, 3:04 PM IST | Updated: December 17, 2012
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Mumbai: Man mistakes woman as wife, attacks her
The woman sustained several injuries and was rushed to the nearby Sion Hospital.

Mumbai: A youth was arrested on Monday for attacking a woman with a knife in broad daylight in a crowded area of Dadar in Mumbai, police said. "The youth identified as Vijay Sangavlekar was arrested after he attacked a woman with a knife near the Swaminarayan temple in Dadar. He had mistaken the victim for his wife, with whom he had fought earlier," an official from the Mumbai's Matunga police station told IANS.

The woman sustained several injuries and was rushed to the nearby Sion Hospital. Her condition is stated to be serious. The spot where the attack took place is near the busy Dadar railway station.

A police post is also located nearby and police personnel rushed to rescue the woman from the attacker. Police are questioning Sangavlekar in the case.

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