KOLKATA: Braja Gopal Saha (30), a resident of Aurobindo Nagar, was arrested for allegedly stabbing Amit Dinda and his wife Shyamali.
Saha stabbed Amit in the neck with a knife when the latter was walking down Dakshin Behala Road in front of Dr BK Roy’s chamber in Thakurpukur around 9pm on Saturday. His wife was injured when she tried to stop Saha from stabbing her husband.
The couple was taken to SSKM Hospital where Amit’s condition was stated to be serious. Shyamali was discharged from the hospital after treatment. “The accused has been caught and the weapon seized. We are ascertaining the motive behind the attack on the couple. An attempt to murder case has been registered against Saha,” said Swati Bhangalia, DC (Behala).
Sources said cops are also looking into Saha’s medical records to ascertain whether he has any mental disorder.