Girl stabbed for turning down marriage proposal

PARSA: Unable to come to terms with the repeated rejections by his love interest, a youth has stabbed the girl, causing her serious injuries, here in the district.

Jaya Kishore Prasad Chaudhary of Bhatani at Parsagadhi Municipality-1 in the district stabbed 18-year-old Shakuntala Chaudhary after the latter refused marriage proposal by the former.

According to Parsa District Police Office's Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Man Bahadur Rai, the injured is receiving treatment at the National Medical College at Birgunj.

Both the alleged attacker and victim were studying in grade 11 in Nepal National Higher Secondary School at Badhaniyar in the district.

DSP Rai informed Jaya Kishore attacked Shakuntala with a small knife in an act of revenge for refusing his repeated marriage proposals. Police have arrested Jaya Kishore Prasad and investigation into the case is underway.