A mother and daugher of the same family have been hospitalized after being seriously injured in an assault with sharp weapons in Tissamaharama, Punchi Akurugoda, Delhi Area.
Police stated that the 54year old mother had sustained severe cut wounds to one hand.
The assault had taken place while she was traveling in a three wheeler to visit her husband who was hospitalized.
It is reported that two persons who had arrived in a jeep had stopped the three wheeler they were traveling in and carried out the attack.
The 36 year old daughter also sustained serious head injuries and was assaulted due to a personal dispute, Police said.
Police suspect that the attack was carried out by a drug dealer named Bindu Podi.