Daringbadi: In a shocking incident, a youth killed a lady forester by slitting her throat and attempted to commit suicide over an alleged love affair failure at Daringbadi forest department quarters in Kandhamal district on Monday.
The victim, identified as Bonita Digal was found dead under mysterious circumstances while the accused youth was rescued and admitted to Daringbadi community health centre (CHC). He was later shifted to Berhampur’s MKCG hospital after his condition worsened.
As per sources, Nibedita Lenka, the victim’s roommate found her friend with slit throat while the youth was holding a sharp weapon. Being terrified, when she shouted for help, the youth attempted for suicide by slitting his throat.
An investigation over the case has been launched with seizure of the blood-stained sharp weapon.