‘Unrequited love’: Man critical in attack by sister’s spurned lover

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Bolangir: A man sustained critical injuries after being allegedly attacked by a youth at Khujenpali under Sadar Police limits in Bolangir district over an unrequited love affair with the former’s sister.

While the accused has been identified as Bijay Banachhor of Khujenpali village, the identity of the victim has not been revealed.

According to sources, Bijay was in love with the victim’s sister. Though it was a one-sided affair, Bijay used to trouble the girl even after her marriage. With no options left, an FIR was lodged against him at Bolangir Sadar Police Station.

Enraged at rejection, the spurned lover attacked the girl’s brother with a sharp weapon, sources added.

On being informed, police reached the spot and initiated an investigation into the case. While Bijay is on the run following the incident, a manhunt to nab the accused youth is underway, the police said.

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