Mangaluru, Apr 8: A youth stabbed a girl after barging into her house last night near Layila in Belthangady of Dakshina Kannada district.
The miscreant, identified as Shameer (22), a resident of Punjalkatte, has been arrested by the police.
The 21-year-old girl, who suffered stab injuries on her both hands and neck, is undergoing treatment at a hospital. She is said to be out of danger.
Sources said that the miscreant was in love with the girl belonging to same community and he attacked her for refusing to elope with him.
The family members managed to catch the accused and hand him over to the police.
A case has been registered at Belthangady police station.