College student bashed up in Odisha capital over love affair
Bhubaneswar: Teenage love proved costlier for a college student as he was allegedly bashed up by his classmate following abduction here in the city yesterday.
The incident occurred near Deba Ray College under Nayapalli Police Station in Bhubaneswar.
According to reports, two Plus II second year students of Biju Patnaik College were in love with a same girl. When it came to fore, the first student had threatened his classmate to stay away from the girl.
Sources said that both had even a heated argument a week ago for one girl.
As the second student continued meeting the girl despite repeated warnings, the first one plotted to give him a lesson.
As per his plan, he along with his associates stopped his classmate on the way while the latter was returning to home from college at around 12.00 pm on Friday.
The victim was forced to sit on a scooter. When he disagreed, his classmate forcefully took him to a shanty near Deba Ray College at knifepoint. He was allegedly beaten up by his classmate and others for love affair with his girlfriend.
He reportedly sustained injuries on his head and back in the attack.
On receiving information from a source, the Nayapalli police reached the spot and rescued him from clutches of the abductors. Later, the victim was handed over to his family members after registering a case in this connection.
The accused was detained at the police station for interrogation.