The incident took place on Monday at Nagaon town in Barpeta district when one Runuma Ahmed stabbed her boyfriend Mohidul Islam to death in public.
According to information, both Runuma and Mohidul hail from Padmapara village in Nagaon of the district.
Police are on the lookout for Runuma, who has been absconding since then, police said.
“Runuma and Mohibul were cousins and were in a relationship for a long time,” some of the relatives of Runuma said.
“Mohibul, however, got married to another girl about three days back,” they said.
Police said, “We were told that Runuma called Mohibul to her college today.”
“When Mohibul came to her college with a friend, Runuma asked his friend to go away,” said police.
“They spoke for sometime but Runuma took out a knife and stabbed Mohibul and escaped,” police added.
Police also informed that Mohidul came on a motorcycle having registration No AS 01BV 3345.
Seriously injured Mohidul was immediately taken to Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed Medical College and Hospital at Barpeta but the doctors declared him dead.
Runuma is a student of TDC first year science stream in Baosi Banikanta Kakati (BBK) College in the town, police.
“We have registered a case in this regard and investigation is on,” police said adding that Runuma was absconding till filing of this report.