Man stabs transgender over her refusal to pay money for booze

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Jabalpur, Jun 8 (PTI) A 36-year-old transgender was seriously injured after she was allegedly stabbed by a man for refusing him money for liquor in Jabalpur city of Madhya Pradesh, police said on Saturday.

The injured transgender was admitted to a government hospital following the Friday night incident when she was attacked with a knife by Ashish Yadav, police officer Manas Dwivedi told reporters.

An FIR has been registered under section 327 (voluntarily causing hurt for extorting money) of the Indian Penal Code, and a search is on for the accused, he said.

"We are examining the criminal record of the accused and past enmity angle," Dwivedi said. PTI COR LAL NSK

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