Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Nayagarh, May 12:
In what is said to be a fallout of a one-sided love affair, a youth today attacked a girl in Odisha’s Nayagarh district for allegedly not taking his phone call.
According to reports, a youth dialled his love interest this morning to talk to her. However, the girl did not receive his call as she had an examination today. Seething with anger, the youth waited for the girl to return and avenge the insult.
While the girl was returning after appearing the exam, the lovelorn youth waylaid the girl and guided her to a nearby temple where he had hidden a sharp object. Following an argument, he tried to slit the throat of the girl. When she raised an alarm following the attack, some people rushed to the spot.
Fearing a backlash, he stabbed himself inflicting injuries on him too.
Police reached the spot and rescued the duo.
The pair was admitted to the local hospital where they are undergoing treatment. Their condition is stated to be out of danger.