Akshata, who was studying at a college in Sullia was brutally killed by her classmate as she allegedly rejected his proposal. The accused then tried to cut his vein and tried to commit suicide.

Akshata's throat was slit by Karthik at Car Street Nagar at 4 PM on February 20. She was pursuing second year BSc at Nehru Memorial College in Sullia.

Akshata hailed from Kasaragod in Kerala, whereas Karthik hails from Sullia. Karthik has been arrested by the police. It is said that Akshata had

Currently, reports say that Karthik is mentally imbalanced.