Woman stabbed near Mahalaxmi Race Course in Mumbai while waiting for friend

MUMBAI: A 29-year-old woman was stabbed by an unidentified person near Mahalaxmi Race Course in Central Mumbai, police said on Friday.

The incident occurred at around 7.30 pm on Thursday near the race course. Police got information about it after Nair Hospital authorities informed the police control room.

Late night senior police officials went to the hospital to see the victim, who is reported to be out of danger.

The Tardeo police have registered an offence under relevant IPC sections for attempt to murder, in connection with the incident. The woman, who is a divorcee and has a child, worked at a private company here. Since some months, she was having an affair with a 22-year-old man.

On Thursday evening, at around 7.30 PM, the man went to meet her at the race course and found her sitting under a tree with stab marks on her chest, following which she was taken to hospital. Further investigation into the incident was on, police added.