**Balasore:** In a shocking incident, a minor girl allegedly consumed poison here today in an attempt to commit suicide after her long time lover refused to marry her.
According to reports, a 17-year-old girl of Basudevpur block was involved in a love affair with Musa Mallik of Simulia block’s Rasidpur village.
The girl became physically intimate with Mallik after he promised her that they would eventually get married. Their rendezvous ended up making her pregnant after which he refused to marry her, said reports.
After rejection, the devastated girl took the extreme step of consuming poison and attempting suicide.
Till last reports came in, the girl was undergoing treatment at Basudevpur Community Health Centre.
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