MYMENSINGH: A youth was stabbed to death allegedly by his friend at Sadar upazila in Mymensingh district on Monday night over a trifling matter.
The victim was Md Asad, 18, a resident of Churkhai Priyokunja area in the upazila.
On Monday night, Nayan along with his two other friends called Asad to go for a walk together. At one stage of roaming around in the area, he stabbed Asad with a machete, leaving Asad critically injured.
Locals rescued Asad and took him to Mymensingh Medical College Hospital where the on-duty doctor declared him dead.
A case was filed by the victim’s brother on Tuesday night accusing eight people, said Mymensingh Sadar Police Station officer in-charge Mohammad Shah Kamal Akhanda.
After the case filing, police arrested three people—Nayan, Ashraful and Razzaque—at night.
The arrested persons were sent to jail following a court order, the OC added.