Man held for stabbing women’s neck

New Delhi: A 24-year-old man was arrested for stabbing his 18-year old lover here on Friday morning, police said.

According to police, the man was identified as Rahul, a resident of Sultanpur Majra in outer Delhi, and a dropout from college. He attacked the teen with a kitchen knife on her neck around 9.30 am.

“The girl was shifted to hospital in critical condition,” Deputy Commissioner of Police (Outer) Vikramjit Singh said.

“According to eyewitnesses the man was identified and arrested from the fish market of Mangolpuri area of outer Delhi,” the officer said.

He attacked the girl to get rid of her as she was pressurising him for marriage,” police official added.

As he was unemployed he decided to kill the girl. A case has been registered against Rahul.