A young man was beaten to death allegedly by a stalker at Paschim Sonabaji in Nawabganj upazila on Monday night as he reportedly protested the harassment of his niece, reports UNB.
The deceased was identified as Bhakta Chandra Sarker, 22.
Sub-inspector Jalal of Nawabganj Police Station said Hasan, a local young man, tried to harass Bhakta's niece Koheli Chandra during a religious programme, 'Kritan', at their house around 9:00pm.
As Bhatka protested the incident, Hasan hit him with a rod, leaving critically injured.
He was taken to Nawabganj Health Complex where doctors declared him dead.
Hasan went into hiding after the incident..