A 21-year-old athlete was allegedly stabbed to death by unidentified assailants in Karnal district of Haryana.
The deceased has been identified as Sandeep Kumar, a resident of Birchpur village of the district. His stabbed body was recovered from golf ground of Haryana Police academy in Madhuban.
As per the family members, the deceased used to visit the golf ground for practice and was found injured in the ground on Saturday.
He rushed to Kalpana Chawla Government Medical College and Hospital in Karnal, where the doctor declared him died.
A medal-winning athlete wanted to become a national level athlete, according to the family.
The 21-year-old had won Gold medal in 3rd National Public School Games in 2017, All India Inter-District Olympic Games in 2016 and Gold Medal in 3rd Indo-Bhutan Rural Games in 2016.
On Sunday, the family members also met Karnal Superintendent of Police (SP) Jashandeep Randhawa for arrest of the accused.
According to the police, the family members suspect two people, who allegedly had a scuffle with the athlete few days ago. However, the names of the accused were not disclosed yet.
The SP said the police have registered a case of murder against unknown assailants and the investigation was underway to arrest them.