Man Stabs 4 and 9-year-old Kids at Shaktinagar, Hospitalized

Man Stabs 4 and 9-year-old Kids at Shaktinagar, Hospitalized

Mangaluru: In an inhumane incident, two children were injured after they were stabbed by their neighbour at Preethinagar, here on May 4.

The injured kids have been identified as Hardik (4) and Chirag (9) sons of Devadas from Shaktinagar.

According to sources, on May 4, Chirag along with his brother Hardik and neighbouring children were playing in their compound. Devaraju alias Annu (40), a neighbour who was in a drunken stooper came with a knife and stabbed both Hardik and Chirag. Other children who saw Devaraju with a knife ran away.

Hardik was injured in the stomach and hand and Chirag was injured in the head and face. Both the injured children were rushed to the hospital by their parents.

The Kankanady police have registered a case and arrested Devaraju.

Both Hardik and Chirag are recovering, they have now been shifted from the Intensive Care Unit to the ward.