Anjali murder case: Karnataka Police arrests key accused with severe injuries

  • A 22-year-old man was arrested for killing a woman who rejected his proposal in Hubballi, Karnataka. The accused stabbed the victim multiple times and threatened to kill her in a similar manner as a previous case

First Published17 May 2024, 11:22 AM IST
Karnataka news: 20-yr-old stabbed to death in Hubbali for rejecting love proposal
Karnataka news: 20-yr-old stabbed to death in Hubbali for rejecting love proposal(AP)

The Karnataka Police on Friday arrested a 22-year-old man on charges of killing a young woman after she allegedly rejected his marriage proposal.

The accused, identified as Girish alias Vishwa stabbed Anjali Ambiger (20) multiple times at her home at Veerapur Oni in Hubballi, Karnataka on Wednesday and went absconding.

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He allegedly threatened the victim of killing her in the same manner as a 21-year-old Hubballi college student who was stabbed to death by her former classmate.

The police arrested the accused on Thursday night in connection with a case.

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Hubli Dharwad Police Commissioner Renuka Sukumar told ANI news agency, "He has severe face and head injury for which he needs treatment, after the treatment we will take him into custody for further investigation... He was on his way from Banglore to Goa and from there he wanted to go to Mumbai... He says that the girl has started blocking him and it enraged him, but that's his version which needs to be checked".

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A police inspector and a woman head constable were suspended on charges of dereliction of duty over the murder of the young woman. The victim's family has alleged that they had complained to the police that the accused had threatened the victim with meeting the same fate as 23-year-old college student Neha Hiremath, who was stabbed to death by her former classmate at her college campus in Hubballi on April 18. They also alleged that the police did not take the complaint seriously.

Earlier in April, Neha Hiremath (21) was stabbed to death allegedly by her former classmate, Fayaz Khodunaik, at the campus of KLE Technological University in Hubballi Dharwad, where she was a first-year MCA student.

The police arrested Fayaz within hours of the incident and produced him before a magistrate, who sent him to 14-day judicial custody. The CID took Fayaz's custody and was later brought to Hubballi from Dharwad.

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First Published:17 May 2024, 11:22 AM IST
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