According to police, a youth who was stalking Sangeeta for last few days attacked her with sharp edged weapon and killed her after she rejected his advances
Kolkata: Fifteen-year-old upcoming volleyballer Sangeeta Aich was stabbed to death in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district on Friday by a youth, police said.
The incident happened in Barasat in the district, when she was on her way to a coaching camp.
According to police complaint filed by the family, a youth who was stalking Sangeeta for last few days attacked her with sharp edged weapon after she rejected his advances.
The youth who allegedly killed a national-level woman volleyball player, surrendered to police on Saturday.
18-year-old Subrata Sinha alias Raja surrendered to the Jagaddal police station on Saturday morning, DCDD of Barrackpore Police Commisionerate Ajay Thakur said.
Subrata was wanted by police for his alleged involvement in the killing of the 16-year-old volleyball player Sangita Aich at Natun Para locality in North 24 Parganas district on Friday.
Police suspect love affair to be the reason behind the murder.
Sangeeta had participated in the junior category national level volleyball tournament.