Hyderabad: Woman attacked with sickle by friend

Hyderabad: A woman was attacked with a sickle by her friend at Erragadda at around 4.30 pm on Monday. According to sources, following an argument, Ravi Kumar attacked 23-year-old Sravanthi by a sickle leaving her critically injured. She was rushed to a hospital.

Police arrested the accused and produced him before a court before sending him to judicial custody.

Both were said to be drinking coconut water at a stall near Rythu Bazar when an argument ensued between them. As reported by Timesnow, SR Nagar Station House Officer, Mohammed Waheeduddin, was quoted as saying that following the argument, the woman abused the man and also hit him with a slipper. The enraged man then snatched the sickle from the coconut vendor and attacked her.