January 8, 2015

Rajashree DashJajpur, Jan 8: Upset over rejection of his love, a youth allegedly stabbed a 24-year-old girl to death and later tried to commit suicide in Pratappur village in the district on Wednesday night.The seriously injured jilted lover, identified as Dasaratha Sahu (27) is battling for life in the SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack, police said.The youth stabbed the girl, identified as Sasmita Priyadarshini Sahu of the same village, with a sharp edged object to death on the village road while the former was returning home after giving tuition in a nearby village, they said.According to police, Dasaratha was in love with Sasmita Priyadarshini and wanted to marry her, but she did not reciprocate his feelings.“Dasaratha was enraged that the girl whom he loved and wanted to marry refused his repeated proposals, the last being a couple of days ago.So he allegedly attacked Sasmita Priyadarshini with a sharp edged object after finding her in a secluded place on the village road while she was returning home after giving tuition from a nearby village at about 9 pm on Wednesday,” said Amitabh Mohapatra, inspector-in-charge of Dharmasala police station.Hearing girl’s scream for help, nearby residents came to the spot.“Anticipating trouble as locals coming to the spot, the accused tried to commit suicide by stabbing himself.Locals who reached the spot found the duo lying on the road in a pool of blood.They also found a knife was pierced in the abdomen of the youth.They took both the injured girl and youth to the local hospital,” he said.The doctor declared the girl who received multiple injuries brought dead while the youth who received injuries on his abdomen was shifted to SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack after his condition deteriorated.The youth is battling for his life in the hospital.The knife that was pierced in the youth’s abdomen was removed after a surgery in SCB in Cuttack, police said adding his condition was stated to be stable.An FIR has been filed with the police by the father of the deceased girl.Police has seized the body and sent it to the district head quarters hospital for post mortem.

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