Jilted lover stabs woman, victim’s condition critical

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 16 Mar 2017 11:57:19

Staff Reporter,

A jilted lover stabbed a 26-year-old divorced woman, whom he was stalking for past two years over one sided love affair, after she refused to talk to him and slapped him near Kanhakunj Colony ground under Kolar police station on Wednesday morning.

The accused grabbed her and when she offered resistance, he stabbed her twice with a knife and then fled the spot.
The injured woman is undergoing treatment at Narmada Hospital where her condition is reported to be critical. A case on charges of attempt to murder was registered against the accused and search has been intensified to nab him.

Investigation officer Sub Inspector Sushil Mishra said that complainant Ankita Nagar, 26, wife of Mangilal Nagar, resident of 1550 Kanhakunj Kolar, who got separated from her husband six years ago and later took divorce from him around a year ago. She lives along with her mother Maya Joshi in her house. She has a four-year-old son. Victim works as a labourer at construction site.

Accused Prakash Shrivastava is a resident of Danish Kunj in Kolar area who works as watchman in Mahabali Nagar.
According to Ankita, the incident took place around 8.30 am on Wednesday when she was going to work at Amra Vihar site. While she reached Kanhakunj ground accused Prakash came from behind and held her hand. Ankita asked him to release her hand but Prakash didn’t. He asked her why she was not talking to him? She tried to free herself from his clutches and slapped him.

Enraged Prakash took out a knife and stabbed her twice inflicting injuries on her hand and other in ribs.She fell unconscious and locals rushed for help. In the meantime, Prakash fled the spot. People informed the police after which Dial-100 reached the spot and then ambulance was called. She was rushed to a community health centre in Kolar from where she was referred to Hamidia Hospital. While she was being taken to Hamidia her kin reached and brought her to Narmada Hospital where she is undergoing treatment.

Her sister Sanchita Joshi, who lives in Nayapura, and is a civil contractor, said that she received information about the incident around 9 am. Accused Prakash had been stalking and harassing her sister Ankita for the past two years. The family complained the matter to police thrice but as no stern action was taken against him and he continued with his act.