|Published : 18 Sep 2016, 16:09:03|
Madaripur schoolgirl stabbed dead, police detain one
A schoolgirl was stabbed to death on her way to school in Kalkini of Madaripur ‘after refusing a proposal of love relationship’.
Nitu Mandal, 16, daughter of Nirmal Mandal, was a ninth grader at Nabagram High School of the upazila. She came under the attack at Nabagram Thakurbari around 9:15am when she was going to school.
Family members alleged that Milon killed her after rejecting his 'proposal of a love relationship', reports bdnews24.com.
Police detained a youth named Milon Mandal, 20, who is the 'private tutor' of the victim's younger brother, in connection with the murder.
Madaripur Additional Superintendent of Police Ansar Uddin said Nitu was murdered at Purba Nabagram on Sunday morning.
Quoting family members, he said Milon had regular access to their home as he had been tutoring Nitu's younger brother.
"Initially we have found that Milon proposed to Nitu recently, but she said no. And this morning, Milon stabbed her when she was going to school," he said.
She died while being taken to Madaripur Sadar Hospital by local residents. Milon was later detained with assistance from the locals, Ansar Uddin said.
Nitu's father Nirmal Mandal said, "I treated Milon as my own son. I can't even imagine that he could do this." The girl's body is taken to the hospital for autopsy. –RH