Kolkata, Sep 27: Police apprehended a 27-year-old man on Monday for allegedly slashing two young women with blades within four days of the incident.
Shibu Biswas, a resident of Baranagar, attacked a girl near her house on Thursday night.
“I didn’t know him. I don’t know the person. I saw him standing with his bicycle in front of my house. Suddenly he came close and tried to touch me. When I shouted, he slashed below my ear with something sharp and fled,” said the victim, a college student, who had to undergo 11 stitches.
On Monday, the accused attacked another girl in a similar manner.
After two such incidents, police escalarated search to nab the accused and arrested Biswas from his residence.
“He has confessed his crimes. He will be produced in the court on Tuesday,” said an officer of Baranagar police station.