CLASSMATE SLITS GIRL’S THROAT IN COLLEGE CAMPUS

KERALA : Nithina, a 22-year-old student of St. Thomas College, Pala was brutally murdered by her classmate and alleged partner Abhishek. The victim was the resident of Thalayolaparambu in Vaikom. The murder occurred after the victim was in the campus, completing her examination. The murderer, Abhishekh left the class early, as witnesses state, and waited for her to come out. He was carrying a paper cutter that he used as a knife to kill the victim. “Both students were seen having an argument”, the security guard who was a witness told reporters. However, after the fight, he slashed the knife across the victim’s throat. After the murder occurred, Abhishekh had not tried to flee the scene and stayed on till the Police came to take him to custody.

The victim was rushed to the hospital but passed away on the way. She was pursuing her degree in Food Technology and was an active member in student politics through DYFI. Their classmates say they never expected such an incident to occur, but the investigation regarding their relationship is going on. Cabinet Minister V N Vasavan said, “This is an unfortunate and unacceptable incident and cannot be justified in any way”.

This is the second incident happening in Kerala with those involved around similar ages. 

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