Man attacks techie in Hyderabad for rejecting marriage proposalLast updated on Mar 03, 2021, 12:22 pm
A woman software engineer was injured when a man allegedly attacked her using a knife, at her residence in Hyderabad, for turning down his marriage proposal, police said.
She has been admitted to a hospital with multiple cut injuries and was out of danger, they said.
The incident took place on Tuesday evening.
Man was known to the woman for about two years
The woman's mother, who rushed to the rescue of her daughter, also suffered minor injuries.
The assailant, who works in a prominent beauty and hairstyling salon, was known to the woman for about two years.
The woman's refusal to marry him appeared to be the primary reason for the attack, police said, adding further investigation was on.
The woman repeatedly rejected the assailant's proposal
As per reports, the man identified as Shahrukh hails from Haryana and had proposed to the woman several times.
After she kept on rejecting the proposal, the accused called her out of her house on the pretext of discussing the matter.
When the victim went to meet him, he allegedly attacked her, reported India Today.
Third incident of stabbing in the last couple of weeks
State BJP Chief Bandi Sanjay reportedly visited the hospital and met her family.
This happens to be the third incident of stabbing reported in the past couple of weeks. A few days ago, a 25-year-old woman was stabbed to death allegedly by a snatcher in Delhi.
Meanwhile, another 17-year-old boy was stabbed to death by three men for objecting to them harassing his sister.