Irked over his love proposal being rejected, a stalker allegedly hacked a schoolgirl indiscriminately in front of her house at Bank Colony in Savar municipality area, on the outskirts of Dhaka, on Saturday.
Immediately after the incident, locals chased the stalker, Aminul Islam, and caught him with a sharp knife and handed him over to police after giving him a good beating.
Mohsinul Qadir, officer-in-charge of Savar police station, said Aminul allegedly hacked the schoolgirl indiscriminately in front of her house in the morning, leaving her injured.
The injured schoolgirl — Ila Rahman, 14, a Class VIII student of Modern Kindergarten School — was admitted to Savar Upazila Health Complex.
A case was filed against the stalker and the accused was being interrogated, the police official added.
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