A horrific crime has been reported from Gujarat where a 16-year-old girl has been stabbed 32 times, and killed by a 23-year-old man, reportedly, for refusing his marriage proposal. The crime was reported from Gujarat’s Jetalsar area. According to India Today, local Police have arrested the accused, and identified him as Jayesh Sarvaiya.
According to media reports, the teenager was attacked March 17. She, a class 12 student, was with her brother at their home in Jetalsar village of Jetpur taluka of Gujarat’s Rajkot when attacked. Police told the media that the victim was dragged out of her house, and stabbed 32 times by Jayesh Sarvaiya after she rejected his marriage proposal. The victim’s brother also suffered severe injuries as he too was stabbed multiple times when he tried to save his sister.
Meanwhile, the BJP state president CR Patil on Monday met the family members of the victim and said “the government was committed to punish the guilty in the case” stated media reports. The state Congress working president Hardik Patel and NCP leader Reshma Patel also met the family members and demanded strict action against the culprit. The opposition has questioned the law and order situation of the state.