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14-year old national-level volleyball player hacked to death near Kolkata by stalker
14-year old Sangita Aich, a national-level volleyball player and a class 9 student was hacked to death on the outskirts of Kolkata on Friday.

Sangita Aich had played volleyball twice at the national level and thrice at the state level. She was hacked to death while practicing with friend at Notunpukur on the outskirts of the city.

According to the police the attacker has been identified as 20-year old Subrata Sinha who was furious over the girl for refusing his advances in the recent past.

As per the police, Sinha arrived at the practice camp on Friday evening and asked Aich to speak to him, on her refusal he approached towards her with a cleaver.

As reported by NDTV, the girl's coach Swapan Das tried to save the girl by trying to beat down Sinha with a chair, but the freightened girl tried to run back to her home which was barely 100 metres away. But Sinha caught up with her and hacked her to death.

NDTV quoted Dass as saying, "If Tina had stayed with me, he would have to kill me first. And he may have too."

The assailant soon escaped from the spot after brandishing his blood stained weapon to the bystanders.

The police have launched a manhunt for Sinha, who is a resident of Shyamnagar in North 24-Parganas, and a national level volleyball player himself. Several places including his house have been raided in the connection.

The relatives of Aich have alleged that Sinha had threatened her on several occasions in the past but their complaints to the police had been ignored. Her father, a local businessman was in no condition to comment. 

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