Jajpur: In a case of one-sided love affair, a youth hacked self after allegedly attacking a girl with a sharp weapon after the latter turned down his proposal.
Sources said the youth identified as Ganeswar Sahu of Bandhadhia village had developed with a one-sided love affair with a girl of the same village.
Today, Ganeshwar called the girl near to the village temple. When the girl arrived, the accused suddenly attacked her with sharp weapon. Hearing her screaming, people presented nearby rushed to the spot and rescued the girl. The girl sustained injuries in her head, neck and hand.
She was rushed to Dharmasala Community Health Centre initially with multiple injuries and later shifted to SCB Medical College and Hospital, Cuttack.
After committing the crime, Ganeswar too hacked self. He was admitted to Dharamshala CHC.
Brahmabarada police rushed to the spot and started an investigation.