RAJOURI: A girl student travelling in a bus was stabbed to death by a boy in border district of Rajouri on Thursday.
Eyewitnesses said that Deep Kumari, daughter of Mukesh Sharma, resident of Kalar in the district was returning her home when the incident took place.
When the bus reached Keari, a boy identified as Ashish Kumar, son of Satish Kumar, stabbed her with a knife to death.
Witnesses said the other commuters caught hold of the boy and thrashed him. The boy tried to kill himself by consuming some poisonous substance after killing the girl.
The girl was studying in 2nd Year (BA) at SVS College for Women.
Reports said boy had fallen for the girl but her indifferent attitude led him to take the extreme step.
Soon after the incident, the relatives of the boy, who stabbed the girl to the death, blocked Jammu-Rajouri Highway at Muradpur for about 4 hours and demanded his release from people.
However, the Superintendent of Police, Dr Haseeb Mughal along with other police officials reached the spot and informed boys relatives that he was in police custody.
Police sources said the boy was initially rushed to SDH Rajouri, But, they said, he was shifted to Medical College Jammu in critical condition.
Police have registered a case. (GNS)
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