Jilted youth stabs girl for refusing to marry him

Angered by repeated refusals of his marriage proposal,a youth allegedly stabbed a girl,he claimed to be in love with and wanted to marry,on Friday afternoon.

Written by Express News Service | Chandigarh | Published: June 2, 2012 3:17 am

Angered by repeated refusals of his marriage proposal,a youth allegedly stabbed a girl,he claimed to be in love with and wanted to marry,on Friday afternoon. The injured girl,identified as 22- year-old Sonia was stabbed several times by the accused in the stomach and back. She sustained several injuries and has been admitted to PGI.

According to police,the incident took place at Butrela village on Friday. Police said 25-year-old Rahul alias Sonu,who works at a printing press near his house in the same village was seeing the girl since April. On Friday,Rahul,who was reportedly in an inebriated condition came to Sonia’s house.

As he reached the house,he was confronted by Sonia’s father Yashpal.

Rahul reportedly sought permission from Yashpal to marry his daughter. He was,however,was asked to leave the house.

Following this,an infuriated Rahul allegedly abused Sonia’s family members and attacked them with a stick.

He also took out a knife and before the family members could react,stabbed Sonia several times in the stomach and back.

She was severely injured and lost a lot of blood.

Police were informed of the incident even as the accused fled the spot.

Police arrested Rahul late on Friday evening and have registered a case of attempt to murder against him at the Sector 39 police station.

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