Man attacks girl in one-sided love affair

Balasore: In a case of one-sided love, a man allegedly tried to slit a girl’s throat after she turned down his proposal at Tantei village under Soro block of Balasore district.

The incident took place on Monday night after the accused, Parsuram Biswal, stated to have developed one-sided love for the girl, barged into her house and attacked her with a knife.

The girl, who sustained multiple injuries in her neck and hands, was admitted to the Soro hospital and was later shifted to District headquarters hospital here.

Later, an FIR was lodged by the girl’s father.

“The incident is an outcome of one-sided love affair. Parsuram Biswal fled after inflicting multiple injuries to the girl. Efforts are on to nab him,” said Balasore SP Niti Shekhar.

It may be mentioned here that Biswal was earlier punished by the village committee after he threatened to kill her and was also imposed a fine of Rs 5000.