A 29-year-old woman was stabbed by an unidentified person near Mahalakshmi Race Course in Central Mumbai, police said on Friday.
The incident occurred at around 7.30 PM on Thursday near the race course and the victim is reported to be out of danger.
Nair Hospital authorities informed the police control room about the victim. Senior police officials late last night went to the hospital.
The Tardeo police have registered an offence under relevant IPC sections for an attempt to murder in connection with the incident.
The woman, who is a divorcee and has a child, worked in a private company here. Since some months, she was having an affair with a 22-year-old man.
Last evening, at around 7.30 PM, the man went to meet her at the race course and found her sitting under a tree with stab marks on her chest, following which she was taken to the hospital.
Further investigation into the incident was on, police added.