A man who stabbed a woman several times in broad daylight in a market in Junagadh was arrested by the police on Wednesday. Sanjay Goswami, a diamond polisher who belongs to Lathi in Amreli district, was formally arrested after his test results came negative. Goswami, allegedly killed the woman with whom he had an extramarital affair.
The incident happened at GIDC Dolatpara area where the woman had gone to buy vegetables. The accused confronted her and stabbed her multiple times killing her on the spot. Media reports said that passers by tried to intervene but Goswami kept them at bay and continued to stab the woman. Once he killed the victim, he asked the people to inform the police. Media reports said the accused and the victim knew each other as they were both from Lathi. Goswami had an affair with the woman following which his own wife divorced him. The woman was also separated from her husband. She later got married to one of her colleagues in a factory in Amreli and had then moved to Junagadh. Police suspect that Goswami still carried a grudge against her for dumping him and marrying someone else.