A jilted lover stabbed a girl at Makum in Tinsukia district after their ‘relationship’ turned sour. Biki Tanti, the accused youth, attacked the girl named Sonia Ghatowar injuring her seriously.
He later attempted suicide.
The duo was rushed to Tinsukia civil hospital where Sonia succumbed to her injuries while the attacker youth is undergoing treatment and his condition is stated to be critical.
Both Sonia and Biki belong to the tea community.
The deceased girl had been staying at the house of a person named Bijon Kumar Bhattacharyaa as a domestic help for more than a decade. The incident took place at Bhattacharyaa’s house today (Nov 12) morning when the girl was alone.