A 24-year-old woman, Supriya Jain, an accountant in a private organisation,was killed in Indore after she was allegedly attacked with a sickle about 40 times by a former classmate, who was in love with her and had asked her to marry him. He has been arrested.
MIG police station in charge Tahzeeb Qazi said that the victim died Friday night in a hospital. He identified the attacker as Kamlesh Sahu (24) who works as a waiter at a hotel, adding that the accused and victim studied together at Navodaya School in the Madhya Pradesh’s Damoh district.
The official said that the woman was attacked while returning home from work. He had earlier asked the woman to marry him and she had refused. The mobile phone from which Sahu sent these messages has been recovered.
Mr Qazi said that Sahu had been stalking Ms Jain for the past several days and allegedly decided to kill her after seeing her talking to other men. When they were in school, he had proposed to her, but she had rejected his proposal.