A 23-year-old student of Jawaharlal Nehru University attacked his woman friend in a classroom with an axe, leaving her bleeding before taking his own life by poisoning himself and slitting his throat.The incident took place at JNU's School of Languages, sending shock-waves throughout the prestigious university.
Akash died a few hours later in the AIIMS trauma centre while the girl, Roshni, is battling for life in Safdarjung Hospital. Akash had an argument with Roshni following which he attacked her with an axe, inflicting serious injuries including on the head. Roshni has been operated upon and shifted to the ICU of the Safdarjung hospital. She is on ventilator and her condition is critical. She had suffered severe head injury with "depressed fracture".