Schoolgirl Stabbed to Death for Turning Down Suitor
A young Indian man stabbed to death a 16-year-old schoolgirl in a town near Bombay after she spurned his marriage proposal, reports said Tuesday.
Rajesh Laxman Date, 21, had proposed marriage to Aarti Raut a few days before, but was turned down.
The Indian Express said Rajesh attacked her on a busy street on Saturday as she left home for school.
Aarti cried out for help, but none among a crowd of onlookers came to her rescue.
Rajesh was finally overpowered by police and charged with murder -- BOMBAY (AFP)
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