Jagatsinghpur: In a shocking incident, a person allegedly splashed acid on his mother-in-law and 14-month-old daughter over a family feud at Bhaliapatna village under Tirtol police limits in Jagatsinghpur district last night.
The woman and the baby were rushed to the Manijanga community health centre here in a critical condition and were later shifted to the SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack as their condition deteriorated.
According to reports, one Swarnalata Samal to Manas Ranjan Swain of Puri district was staying at Bhaliapatna with her mother and daughter after a dispute with her husband.
Manas was interested to bring back his wife and had visited her multiple times. However, her mother Santilata Samal was unwilling to allow their reunion.
Last night, Manas came to the village with a bottle containing acid and threw it on her mother-in-law Santilata and fled the spot. Unfortunately, the acid also fell on his daughter.
Police have started investigation into acid attack the incident.