In a shocking incident, the 20-year-old man killed his girlfriend after she refused to return the smartphone that he had gifted her. The incident was reported in Jharkhand’s Pakur district.
The deceased, a resident of Maheshpur police station area, went missing on Sunday and her body was discovered in a secluded place on Monday.
She went missing after she went out with her boyfriend to watch a football match.
The girl’s uncle said that the two were in a relationship for the last two years. He added that the accused used to visit her house and also spend nights at her place.
The boy asked his girlfriend to return the smartphone after his family fixed his marriage to someone else.
The accused, who was arrested from Kankarbona in Muffasil police station area, told police that on the way back from the match he slit her throat with a sharp object as she refused to return the phone and kept fighting over it, Sub-divisional Police Officer Navnit Anthony Hembram stated.
The detained man has confessed to slitting his girlfriend’s throat with a sharp object after she refused to return the phone.