A resident of Mastchoh district in the northern Sughd province has stabbed his brother to death following quarrel.

According to the Interior Ministry’s website, the head of the “Mirzoodil” farming unit in Mastchoh district has been arrested on suspicion of killing his brother.

The 37-year-old man reportedly stabbed his 28-year-old brother to death on May 23 following quarrel 

Criminal proceedings have been instituted against the man under the provisions of Article 104 (1) of Tajikistan’s Penal Code – murder; an investigation is under way.