Proposal rejected, man hacks girl, her mother

A 19-year-old man attempted to murder his 16-year-old girlfriend and her mother after the girl’s family refused to marry her off to him. The incident took place in a village near Siruganur in Trichy, India. The accused also consumed poison and is currently admitted to a hospital. The girl and her mother suffered severe injuries but are now out of danger. The man had previously been involved in two murder cases as a juvenile and was recently released on bail.