A minor girl who was attacked with an axe by a stalker succumbed to her injuries at Safdarjung hospital.
The 16-year-old girl was attacked by a 21-year-old man identified as Praveen with an axe in South Delhi’s Moti Bagh area.
The police stated that Praveen, had been stalking the girl for months and was harassing her. He fled after the attack and was arrested in Haryana.
According to police, the girl hid the harassment from her parents for long and was cared to speak up. Only last month, she had narrated her ordeal to her father who had confronted Praveen and slapped him. Praveen got angry over this incident and wanted to take revenge from the father-daughter duo.
The police added that he bought an axe from RK Puram to take revenge.
As per the case details, on July 12, at arround 1.20 pm on Monday, the girl was walking towards her home when the accused allegedly attacked her with an axe. She sustained an injury on her forehead and locals immediately called the police control room and rushed the girl to Safdarjung Hospital.
The police added that the doctors even operated on the deep cut on her head however she succumbed to her injuries.