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Hyderabad woman stabbed to death for refusing to marry man

The suspect had allegedly been harassing the woman and pressurising her to marry him.

india Updated: Jan 11, 2018 15:45 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India, Hyderabad
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A young woman was stabbed to death here allegedly by a youth who had threatened to kill her if she did not marry him, police said on Wednesday.

The woman, Janaki, was found with stab injuries by her female room-mate after the latter returned home from work on Tuesday, police said.

The room-mate took Janaki to a hospital with the help of a local resident but she succumbed to injuries, police said. Three stab injuries were found on her body.

The youth, who is the suspect in the incident, had allegedly been harassing the woman, pressurising her to marry him, and threatened her about 10 days ago, police added.

First Published: Jan 11, 2018 15:45 IST