A 19-year-old lady was stabbed to demise by her distant cousin at her school in Karnataka’s Bengaluru on Monday, the police stated.
Layasmitha was stabbed a number of instances by Pawan Kalyan within the hall of Presidency Faculty the place she was finding out BTech.
Pawan Kalyan, a BCA pupil at Nrupathunga College in Bengaluru, was Layasmitha’s distant cousin they usually knew one another effectively, officers stated.
“He needed to marry Layasmitha,” they stated.
21-year-old Pawan had entered Layasmitha’s school with a knife ditching the safety, officers stated.
After attacking Layasmitha a number of instances, Pawan tried to kill himself too.
“Pawan was carrying a knife. After a quick dialog with Layasmitha, he stabbed her a number of instances. He then stabbed himself within the chest,” a police official stated.
The faculty employees and Layasmitha’s pals rushed her to a close-by hospital the place she was declared introduced lifeless on arrival, officers stated, including that Pawan Kalyan is being handled on the hospital.
Pawan had been requesting Layasmitha’s dad and mom to let him marry their daughter for the final three-four years – which that they had refused. Her mom had warned him earlier as effectively, stated Mallikarjun Baldandi, Superintendent of Police, Bengaluru Rural.
Police stated a case has been registered and investigation is underway.
Mr Baldandi stated the precise motive of the homicide is but to be ascertained. “We’re additionally analysing the CCTV footage to learn how he gained entry contained in the campus. The faculty has employed a non-public safety company and have a robust safety in place,” he stated.