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By Vinershea | Apr 08, 2019 07:38 PM

A shocking incident came to light, after the Coimbatore police arrested a 27-year-old married man for stabbing a 20-year-old college student, Pragathi, whom he wanted to marry.

Married man kills college student in Coimbatore he wanted to marry

The accused has been identified as Satish Kumar, who was already married for the past three years. Recently, when Pragathi's family started to look for a suitable groom for her, the accused killed her.

According to The News Minute, the police said that Pragathi and Satish had earlier been in a relationship and wanted to get married but the victim's parents were against it. Despite the reluctance of the family to the marriage, Satish continued to pressurise Pragathi's family to get her married to him and they refused.

Further reports states that, Pragathi  and Satish have been in touch even after he got married. Recently, when she was planning to move on and getting married to someone else. The accused did not want this to happen. So in a fit of anger, Satish called her before she left to Dindugal which is her hometown, and they met. During their heated argument, he stabbed her in the neck with a knife and killed her. During the weekend, when the girl did not return home, her parents filed a missing person complaint with the police. Earlier the next day, her body was found on a roadside with slashed throat.

An FIR has been registered and investigations are on. Pragathi, was a second-year student, who was studying at a college in Coimbatore.