RANCHI, India — An engineering student was in police custody Thursday after allegedly slicing his girlfriend’s head off with a ceremonial dagger in front of her classmates at an Indian university.

Bijendra Kumar, 23, a diploma student at St. Xavier’s College in Ranchi, in eastern India, allegedly beheaded his 18-year-old girlfriend, Khushbu, with a blade known as a “khukri” as she left the classroom with her friends.  read more

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