Coimbatore: On wednesday night, a 23-year-old old woman was hacked to death at her house in Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore allegedly by a man she had turned down. Dhanya was working in a private company and was also helping her father with in his tailoring business.
According to the police, "S Dhanya, who was already engaged to be married, was alone at home when Zahir allegedly entered through the rear door of the house and attacked her with a sickle after she refused her advances. Her parents had gone out for shopping and had locked the front door."
After killing Dhanya, the 27 year old attempted suicide by consuming poison, after that he has been admitted to an ICU ward of a hospital in Palakkad.
According to the victims family, the convict was a family friend and had known Dhanya for over a year. However, Dhanya's parents rejected his proposal of marrying their daughter.