A youth was stabbed to death by his younger brother at South Paikpara in the capital this afternoon.
The deceased, Mohiuddin, 24, succumbed to his injuries at Dhaka Medical College Hospital after his younger brother Hazrat Ali reportedly stabbed him around 4:15pm at their house, said Inspector Mozzamel Haque, in-charge of DMCH police camp.
Earlier in the morning, Mohiuddin slapped his younger brother over a theft allegation against Hazrat, Imanur Rahman, sub-inspector of Mirpur Police Station, told The Daily Star.
Hazrat severely stabbed Mohiuddin with a sharp weapon when he was sleeping in the afternoon, the police official said.
Later, police arrested Hazrat in this connection.