Youth attacks girl’s brother over unrequited love affair

Bolangir: A youth allegedly attacked a girl’s brother over unrequited love at Khujenpali village under Sadar police limits in Bolangir on Saturday.

As per reports, one Bijay Banachhor of Khujenpali village was having a one-sided love affair with sister of Dilip (name changed) since long time. Even after her marriage, Bijay kept troubling her following which an FIR was lodged against him at Bolangir Sadar Police Station.

“He (Bijay ) was after her since many years and with the help of his friends, he would form groups to follow and trouble her. We lodged a case against him as it is a matter of our family’s image,” said the husband of the girl.

After the police complaint, Bijay allegedly attacked the brother of the girl, Dilip with a sharp weapon on Saturday during which he sustained multiple injuries and was immediately rushed to the hospital by his family members.

“He was troubling my sister for a long time and so we had lodged a case against him. Irate over the incident, he attacked and injured me,” said Dilip.

Basing on the complaint filed by victim’s family, a case has been registered and further investigation has been initiated, sources said.