On Thursday morning around 6.30 am, 23-year-old Soniya. A was murdered by he ‘estranged’ lover, Prashant. Soniya was waiting at the Perungalathur bus stop for and reportedly got into an argument with the accused.
TNIE reported that the couple were in a relationship for over 6 years and the man was angered after he spotted his ex with another man. Prashant came to her and took out a pen knife and slit her throat. When Soniya was taken to the hospital, she was declared brought dead.
Later that evening, Prashant surrendered at the Peekingkaranal police station. A police officer told The New Indian Express that Prashant was enraged after Soniya broke up with him and refused to get back into a relationship with him.
Soniya was working in Tambaram and Prashant was a mechanic in Urapakkam. More details are awaited with regards to his prosecution.