An alcoholic stabbed a woman near RTO circle on Saturday morning around 7 am. The attacker is identified as Rachappa (40), a resident of Metagalli. The woman is identified as Jayalakshmi (35), a resident of Srirampura.
It is learnt that Rachappa and Jayalakshmi were in love before but could not marry. Police said they would always quarrel for some reason or the other.
On Saturday morning, Rachappa, who was in an inebriated condition, picked up a fight with Jayalakshmi and allegedly stabbed her with a broken beer bottle. Passersby beat up Rachappa and handed him over to the police. Jayalakshmi, who was seriously injured in the incident, has been admitted to JSS hospital for treatment.