Migrant worker stabs young woman to death in Kerala

By PTI Published on Jul 30, 2018 04:49 PM IST

Kochi: A 22-year-old woman died this morning after she was allegedly attacked by a migrant worker with a sharp-edged weapon at her residence near Perumbavoor in Ernakulam district this morning, the police said.

Nimisha, a second-year degree student at a private college, reportedly suffered grievous injuries on her neck in the attack allegedly by the migrant worker from Odisha who barged into her house.

She died as she was rushed to a hospital in Perumbavoor, the police said.

One of her relatives was also injured in the attack. He was admitted to the hospital, and his condition was not serious, they said.

The migrant worker has been taken into custody and is being questioned. The police said theft was suspected to be the motive behind the attack.