A 19-year-old BTech student was stabbed to death by her estranged relative at a college in Bangalore on Monday for allegedly rejecting her proposal. The attacker attempted suicide by stabbing himself in the chest after assaulting the girl, police said. The girl died instantly while the boy’s condition was critical, they added.
The victim has been identified as Layasmitha, a first-year engineering student at the Presidency University College located within Rajanukunte police boundaries. The accused is identified as Pawan Kalyan, a first year BCA student at Nrupathunga University.
The incident happened around 1 p.m. on the campus of the Presidential College where Kalyan had come to meet Layasmitha. Kalyan was carrying a knife and he suddenly stabbed Layasmitha multiple times before stabbing himself. Security guards rushed to the scene and transferred them to a nearby hospital. Doctors said Layasmitha was dead and Kalyan was undergoing treatment.
Layasmitha is from Mulbagal taluk of Kolar district, 97 km from Bangalore. She had enrolled in BTech a month ago and lived in a fee-paying facility near her college. Police said that although Kalyan was in no condition to speak, it was revealed that he proposed to Layasmitha and she refused his proposal. She had also blocked her contact number, they said.
Layasmitha’s mother, Rajeshwari, confirmed that Kalyan was her distant relative from the end of her husband and her daughter told her that she had blocked his contact number. “She called me on the phone around 8am as usual and said Kalyan was calling her on the phone and after that she blocked her number. I am not aware of the proposal, she added.
She also asked why a student from another college was allowed to enter the campus and why there was no security provided for the student inside the campus.
Sources revealed that Kalyan did not attend university on Saturday and Monday, but was regularly attending classes from September.
Rajanakunte Police have registered a case and are continuing to investigate.
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