Balasore: A youth allegedly hacked an elderly woman after her daughter with whom he had a love affair, refused to marry him. The incident took place at Syamanandipur under Bhograi police station in Balasore district.
The accused identified as Sania Bhoi has been arrested while the injured woman has been admitted to SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack.
Police sources said Sania, a resident of Kendrapara had developed a relationship through facebook while he was in Dubai for job. The girl named Sasmita Kar had also promised to marry him, Sania claimed. However,
She had kept her mobile on switch off mode for the last few days. Sania was frustrated and wanted to know the reason of her silence.
Ultimately he came to know that her marriage has been fixed.
Irked, he flied back from Dubai and drove straight to Sasmita’s house in Balasore yesterday. He enquired about her and didn’t find her. In a fit of rage, he attacked her mother with a dagger in which she sustained serious injuries. She was admitted to Bhograi hospital and later shifted to Cuttack after condition deteriorated.
Police are interrogating him and further investigation is on, said IIC of Bhograi PS Narendra Das.