A 24-year-old man allegedly attempted to slit a 19-year-old girl’s throat for denying his love proposal and later hung himself at his house at sector 24, Rohini under the Begumpur police station area of the national capital, said police on Sunday.
According to the police, the deceased youth identified as Amit, a resident of Rohini sector 25 and the victim girl used to work in same event management company.
On Friday, at around 3 pm, Amit attacked the girl with a knife and tried to slit her throat but other staff members present in the office rescued her, as per the police.
Following the injuries, the girl was admitted to the hospital where she is undergoing treatment. However, the youth locked himself in a room after attempting to slit the girl’s throat and ended his life by hanging himself, said police further.
Following the incident police and forensic team reached the spot and started an investigation and evidence collection.
The dead body of Amit has been sifted to BSA hospital mortuary and further investigation are being done to ascertain the exact reason behind the extreme step from the youth, said a police official. (ANI)
Discussing suicides can be triggering for some. However, suicides are preventable. A few major suicide prevention helpline numbers in India are 011-23389090 from Sumaitri (Delhi-based) and 044-24640050 from Sneha Foundation (Chennai-based).