Man attacks woman, attempts suicide in Hyderabad

Published: Jul 09, 2019, 19:52 IST | mid-day online desk

After hearing the woman's cries, the lodge staff intervened and admitted them to hospital

Man attacks woman, attempts suicide in Hyderabad
Representational Image

Hyderabad: A woman was allegedly attacked by her male friend at a lodge in Hyderabad on Tuesday. Police said that the friend later tried to commit suicide after attacking the woman. Both of them, aged 22-23, were shifted to a hospital by the lodge staff.

A senior police official said that a case has been registered against the man under IPC section 307 (attempt to murder).

Reportedly, the man is a native of Nellore district in Andhra Pradesh while the woman is from Meerpet. They were attending coaching classes for bank and other competitive exams at a coaching centre, the official said. On Tuesday, the man had booked a room in the lodge and called his woman friend, police said.

"She went to the room and after some time there was an altercation between them. We do not know the exact reasons... The man then attacked her with a knife and tried to slit her throat and later attempted to cut his wrist," the official said.

After hearing the woman's cries, the lodge staff intervened and admitted them to hospital, police said, adding both were undergoing treatment.

With inputs from PTI

Catch up on all the latest Crime, National, International and Hatke news here. Also, download the new mid-day Android and iOS apps to get the latest updates

Sign up for all the latest news, top galleries and trending videos from Mid-day.com

Subscribe
Loading...

Woman attempts suicide after allegedly killing her children

This website uses cookie or similar technologies, to enhance your browsing experience and provide personalised recommendations. By continuing to use our website, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy. OK