Youth attempts suicide after stabbing college girl for refusing to be in relationship
Wayanad: A youth attempted to kill himself after stabbing a student of Lakkidi Oriental College on Monday for refusing to be in a relationship. The accused Deepu, an NRI and a native of Mannarkkad in Palakkad, was taken into police custody.
The incident took place near the college on Monday evening. The girl, who is a fashion design student, was attacked by Deepu, resulting in serious injuries to her eyes and face.
The girl was taken to Vaithiri Taluk Hospital immediately. She will be shifted to Kozhikode Medical College soon.
The accused tried to kill himself after the attack. He was also admitted to the Vythiri Taluk Hospital.
The girl met Deepu through Facebook and is believed to have had close ties with him. Deepu, who works abroad, went to Lakkidi to meet the girl. The couple had an argument on Sunday after the girl said she was not interested in the relationship.
Meantime, the police have also taken into custody a friend of Deepu who was with him at the time of the incident.