Youth assaults Chennai school woman

CHENNAI: A 17-year-old suffered injuries on her left hand after being attacked by a youth at here on Tuesday morning.
Police arrested the attacker, Solomon Raja, 23, of Salai Street at Ayanavaram.

Raja was in love with Sunitha (name changed) whom he had known since their school days, police said. He attacked Sunitha since she had been avoiding him for the last two months. Sunitha, who is studying in a college at Egmore, didn’t like his activities and started avoiding him.

Raja had been stalking her for the last one month asking for the reason for avoiding him, police said.

On Tuesday, he carried a paper cutter along with him when he came to meet her. Since she failed to respond, he took out the paper cutter and tried to stab her. When Sunitha resisted his attempt, she suffered injuries on her left hand.

Hearing Sunitha’s cries, people came to her rescue. They took her to a private hospital.

Based on her complaint, police arrested Raja.

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