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16-year-old boy ‘kills’ teenage relative in fight over Tk 150

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A 16-year-old boy has reportedly killed his teenage relative in a fight over Tk 150 in in Jangalkhain union in Patia upazila of Chattogram.

Priton Sarkar, chief of the Patia Police Station, said the perpetrator was arrested on Tuesday night from his aunt’s house in the Hulain area on Tuesday night, reports

The victim was identified as 18-year-old Md Mainuddin, a madrasa student.

OC Prtion said Mainuddin and the detainee are an uncle and nephew by blood, but the two were also friends.

The youth treated Mainuddin and his friends to tea and snacks at a local tea stall but left without paying the Tk 150 bill, the police official said.

The stall owner informed Mainuddin of the situation and asked him to get the boy to pay.

When Mainuddin asked the boy to pay the money, he refused. The argument between the two turned into a fight. At one point, Mainuddin fell unconscious, and the family rushed him to the local hospital, where doctors declared him dead.

A case has been filed over the death by the family of the victim, OC Priton said.

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