In yet another shocking incident of murder for allegedly rejecting a love proposal, a stalker stabbed a 15-year-old girl to death in the city's Gupibagh area on Tuesday.
Locals handed suspect killer Sohel, 25, to Wari Police Station after giving a good beating.
The victim was identified as Rodela Sharmin, a class X student of Shaheed Kazi RF Ahmed High School and daughter of late Abdus Sattar of KM Das Lane in Sutrapur.
Police quoting witnesses said the incident took place around 3:30 pm besides Gupibagh railway tracks.
Contacted, Wari Police Station Officer-in-charge Azizur Rahman told UNB that Sohel reportedly proposed the victim to make a love affair with her but she refused.
"We primarily suspect that Sohel attacked Sharmin with a sharp weapon (Boti) as she refused his proposal. She died on the spot," the OC said.
During primary interrogation, Sohel confessed to the killing, he added.