Mumbai: Stabbed college girl succumbs to injuries

Mumbai: Stabbed college girl succumbs to injuries

A 21-year-old college student, who was stabbed multiple times by a spurned lover, succumbed to her injuries in a Mumbai hospital Tuesday, police said.

The victim was Saturday stabbed eight times by her classmate Nikhil Bankar on the premises of Chetna College in Bandra in northwest Mumbai. Immediately afterwards, Bankar had stabbed himself with the same kitchen knife he used on the victim. He had succumbed to his injuries soon after.

"The victim passed away in the hospital this morning," zonal Deputy Commissioner of Police Namdev Chavan told IANS.

The victim was being treated at Mumbai's Guru Nanak Hospital. However, her condition had worsened over the last three days as she developed sepsis. Her blood pressure had also been critically low. The infection had also spread in her blood. worsening her condition.

The doctors had also conducted a five-hour surgery on her small intestine had two major cuts, which had led to heavy blood loss.

The woman had reportedly ended her friendship with Bankar as her parents were not comfortable with their closeness. They had complained to the college authorities about the same and the authorities were trying to counsel him.

The Kherwadi police registered a case against Bankar under Sections 307 (attempt to murder) of the Indian Penal Code.

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