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.