The child was declared dead on arrival by the doctors at district hospital, while his wife is battling for life.
At around 4 am, when Urmila and the child were fast asleep, he repeatedly attacked them with a sharp-edged knife.
Hearing their cries other family members rushed to the spot and took mother-son duo to medical college where doctors declared the child dead.
The incident was a fallout of some monetary issue leading to a fight between the couple earlier on the same night.
The woman is battling for life,” said CO Baberu Rajiv Pratap Singh.He added that separate teams have been formed and dispatched to possible hideouts of the accused.
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