A man has allegedly been murdered by his cousin over a meager Tk100 loan in Satkhira.
The deceased was identified as Rubel Hossain, 28, a native of the Uttar Helatola village under Kolaroa Upazila on Friday Evening
According Rubel's younger brother Imamul and Helatola union parishad member Amirul Islam, Rubel owed his cousin Abu Sayeed Tk100.
The duo entered a heated argument as Sayeed demanded his money back. During the dispute, Sayeed slit Rubel's throat with a knife he was carrying.
Locals later rushed Rubel to the district's Sadar Hospital, where the doctor declared him dead.
Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Kalaroa police station Biplob Kumar Deb Nath said Sayeed has been on the run from the law following the incident.
Police have picked up Sayeed's mother Toruna Begum for interrogation. The OC added that an investigation has been launched over the incident.