Jajpur: Love took an ugly turn for a couple belonging to Bandhadiha village. A youth, dejected in love, on Monday attacked his lover and then went to hack self with a sharp bladed weapon.
The youth has been identified as Ganeshwar Sahoo, son of Balram Sahoo, and was in love with a girl of the same village. Reportedly, both the families did not approve of their relationship and it led to continual disturbances between the families.
On fateful Monday, Ganeshwar asked the girl to meet him at the village temple. There he repeatedly struck her with a sharp bladed weapon and then went on to slash his left wrist and belly.
The duo was admitted to Dharmashala Hospital in serious condition. The girl was dubbed as critical and has been moved to Cuttack SCB Medical College and Hospital.