Nellore: A youth slit the throat of an 18-year-old girl who had rejected his proposal. The incident took place on Monday at College Mitta, Venkatagiri area in Nellore district. The accused, identified as 21-year-old Rayapati Chenchu Krishna, was arrested within hours of the crime.
Addressing the media, the district superintendent of police, Ch. Vijaya Rao, said, "The accused, Chenchu Krishna, has been harassing the girl for some time. He had proposed to her, but she had turned him down every time. He was angry because the girl had been talking to others."
In a fit of rage, Krishna went to the girl's house on Monday morning. He slit her throat with a paper cutter and fled. The girl was immediately taken to the local community health center. Later, she was moved to the Ruia Government General Hospital in Tirupati.
The police registered a case and arrested Krishna at the Venkatagiri RTC bus stand within hours of the crime being reported.