Berhampur: A spurned lover allegedly slit the throat of a college girl after failing to get her love here in Odisha’s Gajam district.
The victim was admitted to a hospital in critical condition. The youth absconded following the incident. His identity is yet to be ascertained.
The incident was reported from Ralab village under Hinjili police limits of Ganjam district on Wednesday over one-sided love.
The victim is a plus three final year student of Konkorada College. She works at a customer service centre in her village.
The incident took place when she was alone at the centre yesterday afternoon.
According to reports, the youth was working in a company in Surat. After he returned to the village a few months ago, he fell in love with the girl. When she did not respond back, the jilted lover out of revenge attacked the girl and slit her throat with a razor. He fled from the spot after committing the crime.
The girl was rushed to the Community Health Centre (CHC) in Hinjili for treatment.
Till the last report came in, the victim was stated to be in normal condition.