Marriage deferred, man cuts girl’s head and flees in Karnataka

According to police, the girl had just completed her SSLC this year and her engagement was fixed with accused Prakash on 9 May.

BySouth First Desk

Published May 10, 2024 | 7:45 PMUpdatedMay 10, 2024 | 7:45 PM


A 16-year-old girl was brutally killed in Karnataka’s Kodagu district allegedly by a man who chopped off her head and took it along with him after their proposed marriage was put off as she was a minor, police said on Friday, 10 May. The 32-year-old accused, identified as Prakash, fled the place and is yet to be arrested, they said.

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