25 February 2019
Jajpur: In an unusual incident, a youth named Ganeswar Sahu of Bandhadiha village attacked a girl over a failed love affair in the village here today morning.
Reportedly, Ganeswar was in love with a 22-year-old girl but both the families disapproved their relationship. Enraged by this, Ganeswar asked the girl to come near the village temple this morning and as soon as the girl arrived, he started attacking her with a sharp weapon.
Then, he went on to harm himself with the weapon and sustained injuries on his stomach and hand.
The locals spotted the youth and the girl lying on the village road with injuries. The critically injured girl was rushed to Dharmashala Hospital for treatment. She was later shifted to SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack when her condition worsened.
The girl’s family members filed a complaint regarding the matter and further probe into the matter is currently underway. The injured youth is too undergoing treatment at the District Headquarters Hospital (DHH), stated reports. The exact reason behind his violent activity is yet to be ascertained.