Mumbai : A 39 year old man has been arrested by the Manickpur police for stabbing a woman who rejected his marriage proposal. So in a fit of rage the man stabbed her at her workplace and is admitted in a private hospital. Her colleagues nabbed the man and handed him over to the police. He has been remanded in police custody when produced before the Vasai court on Sunday.

The accused Vikas Madhukar Shinde (39) resides in Parsiwadi in Ghatkopar and was in love since the past 3 months, with a 27 year old woman who resides in Chakradar Nagar,Nalla Sopara West and works in a Vasai factory.

Meantime her parents arranged her marriage with a suitor and she refused to marry Shinde which angered the man.On Saturday afternoon Shinde came to her workplace and tried to convince her into marriage and she again refused so in a fit of rage he stabbed her with a knife which he had brought along said a Manickpur police official. 

The victim screamed for help and her colleagues who were present rushed to her aid and nabbed Shinde who was about to flee and they handed him over to us said the official.

We have arrested Shinde under Section 307 (attempt to murder) of the IPC and when produced before the Vasai court on Sunday he has been remanded in police custody remand said the official. The woman has been admitted in a Vasai private hospital and her condition is serious as she has suffered stomach injuries due to the stabbing said the official.