Rashmi Ranjan

In a shocking incident, a youth allegedly slit the throat of a Plus-2 girl student when she was coming out of the examination centre after appearing for the board exam on Thursday. The incident was reported from Gunupur in Rayagada.

According to sources, the miscreant, who is a resident of Bissamcuttack area, was waiting near Droupadi College. As soon as the girl came out of the college, he slit her throat with a sharp weapon.

The bystanders overpowered the youth and handed him over to Gumuda Police, sources informed.

The victim was rushed to Padampur hospital and was later shifted to MKCG hospital in Berhampur after her condition deteriorated.

Though the exact reason behind the attack is yet to be known, it is believed that it might be fallout of a love affair.

Meanwhile, police have detained the youth and further investigation is on. However, the police are yet to comment on the matter.

(Reported by Indrajit Kumar Panda, OTV)