Jilted lover ar­rested for killing woman, in­jur­ing friend in Baddi

Hindustan Times (Chandigarh) - - REGION - HT Cor­re­spon­dent

The ac­cused came to vic­tim’s room on Thurs­day morn­ing and picked a fight with her that turned deadly. BINDU RANI SACHDEVA, Baddi SP

SHIMLA:A man has been ar­rested for killing a 20-year-old woman by slit­ting her throat with a sharp-edged weapon and in­jur­ing her friend at Baddi in Solan, po­lice said on Thurs­day.

The vic­tim be­longed to Una and was work­ing as an in­tern with a phar­ma­ceu­ti­cal com­pany in Baddi, the po­lice added. ar­rested, said Baddi su­per­in­ten­dent of po­lice (SP) Bindu Rani Sachdeva, adding that he was also in­tern­ing with the same com­pany.

As per po­lice, the two were ear­lier on cor­dial terms but their re­la­tion had turned sour in the past few days.

“The ac­cused came to vic­tim’s room on Thurs­day morn­ing and picked a fight with her that turned deadly,” the SP said and added that Akhil was an­gry over why the vic­tim had stopped talk­ing to him. She said when vic­tim’s friend tried to in­ter­vene, he also at­tacked her.

The ac­cused has been booked un­der Sec­tion 302 (mur­der) and other relevant sec­tions of the In­dian Pe­nal Code (IPC) and fur­ther in­ves­ti­ga­tion is on.

How­ever, post­mortem re­port was yet to ar­rive.

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