Canning: A youth has been accused of taking his lover to his home and trying to murder her. The incident occurred in Canning’s Taldi Rajpur village.
According to police, the youth named Biswajit Sapui was in a relationship with a local girl for long. He was also involved in a physical relationship with the girl assuring her of marriage. When the girl got pregnant he even forced her to undergo abortion.
The girl’s family then started pressurizing the boy’s family for marriage. The boy’s family demanded a dowry of seven lakh rupees from her family and also threatened to murder her.
The girl’s family has alleged that the boy called her up and took her to his home on Saturday night. She didn’t return home after that. She was recovered in an injured state by her family members. Her veins of her hand were slit. Her family has alleged that Biswajit had tried to murder her and pass off the incident as suicide. The girl has been admitted to Canning Sub-divisional hospital. Police have started an investigation into the incident.