Kurnool: A brother attacked his sister and critically injured her with a knife at Shareen Nagar on Saturday.
The victim was immediately rushed to Kurnool General Hospital and her condition is stated to be serious.
Fourth town Circle Inspector G V Nagaraja Rao said that Linganna, the accused, was staying with his family members at Shareen Nagar and eking life as a daily wage earner.
His unmarried sister is also staying with him and working as nurse at a private hospital.
She was said to be have an illegal affair that was known by Linganna and warned to mend her behaviour, said the officer. Despite his repeated warnings, she continued her illegal affair.
Unable to digest his sister’s attitude, Linganna, in a fit of rage, attacked her with knife and injured critically. The family members immediately rushed her to Kurnool General Hospital where she is said to be critical. Based on the statement of victim, a case has been filed. The accused Linganna is yet to be nabbed, said the CI.