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Chhattisgarh: Woman Congress MLA attacked with knife, accused held

The accused was arrested and a probe is underway, they said, adding the incident took place in the Jodhra village on Sunday when Congress MLA Chhanni Chandu Sahu was attending a public function. 

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Rajnandgaon: A woman Congress MLA has sustained injuries after a boy allegedly attacked her with a knife in Rajnandgaon district’s Jodhra village, police said.

The accused was arrested and a probe is underway, they said, adding the incident took place in the Jodhra village on Sunday when Congress MLA Chhanni Chandu Sahu was attending a public function.

“I had gone to Jodhra village for Bhoomi Poojan. After this, I had to attend a public event. While I was at the event, a boy came from behind and attacked me with a knife, causing injury to my hand”, Sahu told ANI.

Further details are awaited.

MLA Sahu represents the Khujji assembly seat in the district. She was elected in 2018.

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