Girl arrested in Bengal for stabbing ex-lover’s girlfriend

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Kolkata, June 21 (IANS) A girl was arrested on Thursday for repeatedly stabbing the girlfriend of her ex-lover with a sickle in West Bengal’s North 24 Parganas district, police said.

“Ankita Mondal, a resident of North 24 Parganas’s Ashoknagar, has been arrested for allegedly attacking a teenage girl from Habra area on Wednesday night. The girl sustained multiple injuries in the head and arms,” an officer from Habra Police Station said.

According to locals, the victim, a class 12 student, is currently in a relationship with Mondal’s ex-boyfriend.

“Mondal was in a relationship with a youth from Habra. He started dating this girl after he and Mondal allegedly broke up a year ago,” a neighbour of the victim said.

The victim, however, did not have a clue about the impending attack as she was oblivious of Mondal’s affair with her lover.

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“She came to meet me on Wednesday. After talking to me for some time, she asked me to show her the way to the washroom but as soon as I took her there, she took out a sickle and stabbed me on the head five-six times. My arms also got injured while trying to save myself,” said the victim, who was rushed to a local hospital after the incident.

Police, however, refused to comment on the relationship between the trio and said further investigation is necessary before drawing a conclusion.

–IANS

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