Man slits his throat as 'sacrifice' to God, hospitalised



A 49-year-old man tried to 'kill' himself as part of a sacrificial ritual at a Shiv temple in Kurara area here, police said on Sunday.

Rukmani Mishra (49) reached Koteshwar Temple on Saturday night and tried to slit his throat with a knife, Superintendent of Police (SP) Narendra Kumar Singh said.

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He was seriously injured and rushed to the hospital, where his condition was said to be stable.

The SP said it appeared to be an act of superstition. A probe is on in the matter, he added.