Jilted lover slashes girl's throat at Princep Ghat
Kolkata: A jilted lover, under the pretext of having a talk with his girlfriend, slashed her with a razor blade at Princep Ghat on Tuesday evening.
The victim, a college student, suffered deep injuries on her throat. She has been under a state of trauma ever since the incident took place. She has been undergoing treatment.
The city police have arrested the accused youth Pavan Khan alias Monu. It was learnt that the accused wanted to take revenge on the victim girl as she expressed her desire not to continue the relationship.
Police said the victim and the accused, have been seeing each other for some time but the girl wanted to end their relationship for some reasons. She told him about the matter a few days ago. But this did not go down well with the accused and he hatched a plan to give her a lesson. According to the preliminary investigation, police suspect that they started a relation a year ago. For last two months, the duo had engaged in repeated quarrels over various issues.
According to the police, the accused called up the girl on Tuesday afternoon saying that he wanted to settle the matter amicably. She was asked to come to Princep Ghat. He also assured that he would not disturb her further after she meets him there. After the victim arrived the place, a heated altercation broke out between the duo.
During the quarrel, the accused suddenly took out a attacked the girl with a razor blade. Hearing the screaming of the victim, locals and on duty police men rushed to the spot and they managed to catch hold of the accused. He was taken to the South Port police station for interrogation.
He was later arrested by the police in this connection. The victim girl was taken to a hospital for treatment as she suffered serious injuries on her throat. On the basis of the complaint lodged by the family members of the victim, the police have started a specific case in this regard.