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21-Year-Old UP Woman Attacked by Fiance Dies at Jhansi Hospital

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Jyoti was attacked with a knife by Devendra (22) who had later committed suicide by hanging himself from a tree in the Rath area on Wednesday.

A 21-year-old woman who was attacked and seriously injured by his fiance died at the Jhansi Medical College Hospital on Thursday morning, police said. Jyoti was attacked with a knife by Devendra (22) who had later hanged himself to death from a tree in the Rath area on Wednesday.

The woman was referred to the Jhansi hospital in a serious condition where she succumbed to her injuries, Rath Kotwali SHO Rajesh Chandra Tripathi said. The marriage of Devendra and Jyoti had been fixed.

Jyoti had called Joshi for a meeting. During the meeting, they had a heated argument and Joshi attacked the woman and later hanged himself, police had stated.

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first published:February 18, 2021, 16:29 IST