A police spokesman said that “Sanjoy Das, 40, attacked a middle aged woman and her daughter Susmita Das, 19, with a ‘Dao’ (a sharp weapon), severing one of Susmita’s hands and the fingers of other.”
The incident takes place on Wednesday evening in Kamalpur, near in Agartala, when Susmita was returning home along with her mother.
Susmita and her mother have been shifted to the Gobinda Ballav Pant Medical College and Hospital. Their condition is assured to be critical.
Police said that Susmita’s tutor, Sanjoy had fallen in love with the Class 12 student and they had eloped to neighbouring Bangladesh previous year. They returned to Kamalpur in September preceding year. Recently, Susmita had spurned Sanjoy, who then become fuming and committed this cruel act, police reports said.