A 25-year-old woman was killed by a stalker who stabbed her over 38 times, in Indore, on Thursday, 13 September night, police said.
Kamlesh Sahu, who allegedly killed Supriya Jain, had been stalking her on Facebook for a long time and killed her because he couldn’t bear to see her “adopt a modern lifestyle and make male friends”, the Times of India reported.
The kind of clothes she wore made me furious. I decided to kill her after I found her speaking to different men at her office.Kamlesh Sahu, alleged killer
Police told TOI that Kamlesh Sahu, the suspect, attacked Supriya late 13 September night, outside her office. He covered his face with a handkerchief, and grabbed Supriya on the busy road outside her office, in front of Indore’s CHL Hospital.
As she attempted to escape, he stabbed her with a sickle. When others tried to help, he threatened to kill them too, the police told TOI. When police arrived at the scene, Kamlesh was sitting on Supriya’s body, repeatedly stabbing her face, they said.
Kamlesh was arrested and sent to jail after the incident. The 25-year-old victim, Supriya Jain, was rushed to a hospital by police, but was declared dead around 6:30 am on Friday, 14 September, TOI reported.
MIG Road police station inspector Tehseeb Qazi told Hindustan Times that Kamlesh and Supriya went to the same school. He added that Kamlesh had proposed to Supriya six years ago, but that she refused to be with him.
I had proposed to her when we were in Class XII and she said we will be in a relationship once she gets a job. I waited for her all this time.Kamlesh Sahu, Murderer
Police added that when Supriya rebuffed Kamlesh’s advances, he slashed his wrists to frighten her and force her into “accepting his proposal.”
Soon after this incident, Supriya moved to Indore to complete her studies and work. However, Kamlesh found her through Facebook and began stalking her, even proposing to her once more. Supriya refused once again.
Angered by her rejection, Kamlesh tracked her office and home locations through Facebook, and began following her, police said.
Police officers added that Kamlesh decided to kill Supriya seven days ago, and was waiting for the ideal moment.
(With inputs from Hindustan Times and The Times of India)
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