A man has been arrested after police say he attacked a woman and her child while they were sleeping in their home in Acnh village in the Ganga National Park.
The incident happened on Sunday evening when the woman’s child was sleeping inside her home in the village of Prakashpur.
According to the police, the woman had gone to the neighbour’s house to get water for the water pump.
When she returned, she found her husband, who was in his bed, with a bleeding head.
When he asked her what had happened, the husband told her that he had been attacked by a dog in his own house.
When the man woke up and saw that the woman was missing, he took her to the neighbouring village where he found the mother, who he had left behind.
Police arrested the man after he confessed to the attack.