Jajpur: A person in Odisha’s Jajpur district today allegedly tried to kill a young woman entering inside her house as she had earlier rejected his love proposal.
The accused was later nabbed by locals and handed over to police.
According to reports, Swagat Nayak of Kujibar village in Kuakhia area of the district was having an one-sided love affair with a young woman of the village.
On August 31, he had misbehaved the woman and was arrested after her family members lodged a complaint with police.
Nayak, after being released on bail last evening, went to the woman’s rented house in Jajpur town today and tried to kill her by strangulating.
She was initially admitted to Jajpur Town hospital in a critical condition and later shifted to SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack for better treatment.