A restaurant employee, allegedly stabbed by his colleague in the Sare Agaro area of Mirpur on Friday night, died of his injuries at Dhaka Medical College Hospital.
Mohammad Nizam, 27, a staff member of Mughal Hotel situated in the area under Pallabi police station, died around 1:30pm in the hospital. He hails from Sundarganj of Gaibandha, and had been living in the area with his wife.
Nizam's wife Lucky, who was also stabbed in the hand while trying to save her husband, said they were headed home from the restaurant around 10:30pm on Friday. All of a sudden, Nizam's ex-colleague Towhidul approached them and started stabbing her husband.
Pallabi police station SI Selim Reza said police soon arrested Towhidul and recovered the knife used in the murder that night. He was produced at court in the morning seeking remand.
The body was kept in the hospital for autopsy.