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Jilted lover slits woman's throat, dies by suicide in Delhi

The 19-year-old woman, a resident of Rithala, survived the attack and was hospitalised
Last Updated : 03 June 2023, 13:53 IST

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A 24-year-old man allegedly slit the throat of a woman colleague and later hanged himself at the office of a private firm in Begumpur area here, police said on Saturday.

The 19-year-old woman, a resident of Rithala, survived the attack and was hospitalised, a senior police officer said.

Amit and the woman worked at 'Creative Concept Design' in Sector 25 in Rohini which was owned by his sister and brother-in-law, he said.

An exhibition stall designer, Amit was in love with the woman. However, she did not reciprocate his feelings and avoided him, the officer said.

Around 3 pm on Friday, Amit, a resident of JJ cluster in Rohini, attacked the woman with a knife, but other staff members intervened and rescued her, police said.

As the woman was being taken to the hospital, Amit locked himself in a room and allegedly died by suicide, they said.

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Published 03 June 2023, 13:21 IST

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