A 19-year-old youth allegedly molested a 21-year-old girl at Kashimira and then attempted suicide.
The accused has been identified as Shivam Singh.
According to police, the accused allegedly molested the girl in the wee hour on Wednesday, who was known to her. But when the girl raised an alarm, the youth allegedly slit his neck with a blade and also consumed phenol.
The youth was later admitted to a hospital where he was undergoing treatment.
He has been booked under sections 354 (assault or criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty) and 309 (attempt to commit suicide) of the IPC.