A young man who was beaten by a stalker for reportedly protesting harassment of her cousin in Sonargaon upazila on Friday died at a hospital in the capital on Sunday.
The deceased is Sultan Ahmed Mintu, 35, son of Samsul Haque hailing from Sadipur union in the upazila.
Locals said Zakir, 35, son of Rafique of Mograpara union, was stalking Fatema Akhter on Friday when Mintu protested it.
Being furious, Zakir beat Mintu with a cricket bat, leaving him seriously injured.
Locals took the youth to a nearby hospital and later, he was shifted to a hospital in Dhaka where he succumbed to his injuries in the morning.
Inspector (Operations) of Sonargaon Police Station Abdul Jabbar said they were trying to arrest the culprit.unb