A senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) lawmaker, Raj Kishore Kehri, was stabbed to death by a woman who had accused him of raping her, according to a report in the Washington Post.
The woman, Rupan Pathak, pulled out a knife from her shawl and stabbed Kesri in his stomach Tuesday killing him instantly.
Kesri's guards overpowered Pathak, a school principal, and beat her up. She was hospitalized and has been charged with murder.
The top police officer in Bihar state, Neelmani, said that Kesri inaugurated Pathak's school four years ago and had been accused by her of sexually harassing her last year.
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