Odishatv Bureau

Baripada: Karanjia health centre in Mayurbhanj district today witnessed a shocking scene when  a man shot with an arrow reached there riding a bike. With the arrow piercing his stomach, Ajay Mahant, a resident of Nishaposi under Thakurmunda police station here, reached the hospital for treatment.

Ajay had a dispute with one Indramani of same village over some monetary transaction. He had been demanding the amount since long and had an altercation with Indramani on Friday. In a fit of rage, Indramani shot him with an arrow.

According to the doctors attending him, the intestine of Ajay sustained grievous injuries. After  arriving in the hospital, he vomited. However, after primary treatment, he was shifted to SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack in a critical condition.

“We suspect internal injuries in stomach and abdomen. We referred him to Cuttack after administering first-aid,” doctor Nihar Parida of Karanjia health centre said.