National-level woman volleyball player hacked to death

Barasat:A national-level woman volleyball player was today hacked to death allegedly by a youth here in West Bengal’s North 24 Parganas district.

The youth hit the 16-year-old girl, Sangita Aich, with a sharp weapon several times at Natun Pukur locality here and fled, Superintendent of Police Tanmay Roychowdhury said.

Aich was taken to the hospital where doctors declared her dead on arrival.

A manhunt has been launched to nab the youth. Police suspect a love angle may be the reason behind the murder.