Keonjhar, May 28: A 25-year-year-old man was arrested by Turumunga police for allegedly issuing murder threats to his ‘lover’ at Patna area in Keonjhar district today.
The arrested have been identified as Rajesh Kumar Sahoo, a resident of Karanjia in the district.
According to reports, the youth had a one-sided love affair with the girl, when she was studying at a college in Karanjia. The family members of the girl had fixed to someone else.
Rajesh, after getting news of the girl’s marriage, rushed to her home and threatened her to kill her and throw acid on her face. He also allegedly molested the girl at the Turumunga market.
Later, the family of the girl filed a written complaint against Rajesh, basing on which the police arrested Rajesh.
A case (67/2020) has been registered in this regard and the accused was forwarded to court, informed a police officer.