In a heart-wrenching incident, a 16-year-old girl in Jetalsar village of Gujarat’s Rajkot district was stabbed to death by a 23-year-old man for declining his marriage proposal. The police have arrested the accused, Jayesh Sarvaiya, and charged him with murder.
According to the police, the incident took place on March 17 when the victim was with her brother at their home in Jetalsar village of Jetpur taluka.
The accused dragged the victim out of her house and stabbed her 32 times after she refused his marriage proposal. The victim’s brother also suffered severe injuries as Jayesh allegedly stabbed him 4-5 times when he tried to save his sister, police said.
The girl’s father has demanded strict action against the accused for the brutal murder committed by the latter.
Gujarat BJP chief CR Patil met victim’s family
In the meantime, Gujarat BJP president CR Patil met the family members of the victim and said the government was committed to punish the guilty in the case.
On the other hand, state Congress working president Hardik Patel and NCP leader Reshma Patel also met the family members and demanded strict action against the culprit along with raising questions over the law and order situation in Gujarat.
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