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Spurned lover attacks woman in Triplicane

In yet another incident of assault over spurned love, a 20-year-old woman was attacked with a knife by her boyfriend in her house in Triplicane on Tuesday.

Spurned lover attacks woman in Triplicane
Benita was attacked on the shoulder, hands, neck, head


The incident happened around 1.30 pm when the victim, Benita, was alone at her house. The accused, Babu of Rotary Nagar went to her house and allegedly demanded that they get married.

When Benita refused, he took a kitchen knife and stabbed her on the shoulder, hands, neck and head before fleeing the spot.

Hearing her cries, neighbours rushed to the house and took her to the Government Royapettah Hospital for treatment.

On information, the Royapettah police recorded Benita’s statement and filed her complaint. A hunt has been launched for Babu.

Preliminary inquiries revealed that they were in a relationship for about four years. “Babu used to come home often. A casual chat went out of hand,” she told the police.

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