A man was attacked by a drug addict in Mumbai's Ghatkopar area after he refused to give the latter money to buy narcotics, police said.
The incident took place on Saturday night near a hotel in Ghatkopar.
The injured has been identified as Sonu Sheikh who was attacked by the addict. He has been admitted to a hospital and is undergoing treatment.
After denying to lend money to the addict, the latter attacked the victim with a sharp weapon, police said.
A case has been registered under Section 307 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).
An investigation into the incident is underway.
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