Davangare: Enraged over his love being spurned, a youth stabbed a minor girl to death and later tried to commit suicide here on Wednesday, police said.
Hyder (19) had been pestering the 13-year-old girl belonging to the same community to accept his love, but the girl had turned down it.
The girl`s parents had also warned the youth and also informed his parents.
When the girl was on her way to a private tailoring institute, Hyder accosted her, stabbed her several times and chopped off an ear lobe, resulting in her death on the spot, police said.
He then smashed a boulder on his head to end his life, but passers-by rushed him to a hospital.
Police have registered a case.