Spurned lover stabs 13-year-old to death

Published: Nov 28, 2012, 15:03 IST | Agencies

A 19-year-old boy in Karnataka stabbed a minor girl to death, as she turned down his proposal, and later tried to kill himself.

A spurned lover stabbed a minor girl to death and later tried to commit suicide today, police said.

Hyder (19) had been pestering the 13-year-old girl, who belonged to the same community as his, to accept his proposal, but she did not.

Spurned lover stabs 13-year-old to death
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The girl's parents had warned the youth and also informed his parents.

Today, when the girl was on her way to a private tailoring institute, Hyder accosted her, stabbed her several times and chopped off her ear lobe, killing her on the spot, police said.

He then banged his head on a boulder to end his life, but passers-by rushed him to a hospital. Police have registered a case against him. 

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