Tajik police detained two young citizens on May 7 on suspicion of premeditated murder, the press center of the Ministry of Internal Affairs reports.

17-year-old resident of the Choryakkoroni jamoat in the Rudaki region, during a quarrel with a kitchen knife, stabbed his stepmother. 31-year-old woman died in hospital.

In another case, a 28-year-old man in the Sino metropolitan district, after a quarrel with a 39-year-old resident of Gissar, stabbed him several times. The victim died in the hospital.

An investigation is underway on these facts.