A young man was stabbed to death by a group youths over a trivial matter in the city’s Lalbagh area on Friday night.
The deceased was identified as Shamim Hossain, 18, residence of the area.
Deputy commissioner (Lalbagh zone) Md Nazir Ahmed Khan said that the killing incident might take place over smoking at Shaheed Nagar at about 9:00pm.
The cause behind the incident would be confirmed after investigation, he said.
Rafi was admitted to Dhaka Medical College Hospital with critical stab injury in his stomach where doctors pronounced him dead, said DNCH police outpost inspector Md Bachhu Mia.
Later the body was sent to morgue for post-mortem examinations.
Four people were held for interrogation.
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