Pune: A 14-year-old kabaddi player was stabbed to death by a young man for resisting a love proposal. The girl was killed on the street by a young man and his accomplices. The incident took place at Bibwewadi in Pune on Tuesday evening.
The incident took place near the ground where an eighth grade girl was going for kabaddi training. Defendants arrived at the scene on a motorcycle around 5.45am and got into an argument while talking to the girl. The 22-year-old accused was immediately stabbed several times. The stabbing girl was left on the road and the trio passed by. Police arrested two minors in connection with the incident. The main accused is absconding.
SI Sunil Kumar of Bibwewadi police station said the girl was stabbed several times in the neck with a knife. The girl died on the spot.
Defendant Shubham Bhagwat is a distant relative of the slain girl. Shubham Bhagwat had proposed to an eighth grade girl. But the girl was not ready to accept this. The girl’s parents had kicked her out of the house.