Youth’s throat slit over ‘one-sided love affair’

Kendrapara: In an ugly turn-out of events, family members of a girl allegedly slit the throat of a youth over a one-sided love affair. The shocking incident has been reported from Kanpur area under Marshaghai block of Kendrapara district.

The injured youth, identified as Rajkumar Das, is now undergoing treatment at district headquarters hospital (DHH) after preliminary treatment at the community health centre (CHC).

As per reports, Rajkumar, who works in Bengaluru, was in love with the girl who stays in Kendrapara. He had recently returned to his native village after being called by the girl’s family to have a discussion on this matter.

“My son had come to the village after the girl’s family called him for a discussion. Later, they attacked my son with a blade,” said injured Rajkumar’s mother.

Critical, Rajkumar alleged that five persons attacked him when had gone to meet the girl’s family. However, senior police officials categorically rejected such allegations leveled by Rajkumar and his family.

“The girl has reported that the youth, one day, intercepted her while she was coming to Kendrapara from her village. The youth approached her to be in a relationship with him. When the girl turned down his request, the youth started to misbehave with her. Later, the youth slit his own throat after locals rushed to the girl’s rescue,” said Kendrapara SDPO, Rajiv Lochan.