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Jan 01, 2013 at 01:42pm IST

Delhi: Jilted lover stabs 19-year-old BPO employee to death

New Delhi: A 19-year-old girl was stabbed to death allegedly by a jilted lover in east Delhi on Monday evening, police said. The incident took place in Dallupura at around 5 pm and the deceased has been identified as Neha, who worked at a Noida BPO.

Neha and her male friend Gaurav were travelling in the latter's car when Devender (32) waylaid them. He first stabbed Gaurav in his cheek and then stabbed Neha, who died on the spot.

Gaurav rushed to police who took her to hospital. "Devender was arrested. He was in love with Neha. However, she ignored him and went into a relationship with Gaurav. This enraged him and he allegedly decided to seek revenge," a senior police official said.

The accused has been arrested.

With additional information from PTI