Police have arrested a young man for killing his brother after a verbal dispute escalated into violence in Addu City.
The stabbing, which took place at a home in the Maradhoo Feydhoo district, was reported to the police at 11:38 pm on Wednesday.
Ahmed Shuaib, 27, died shortly after he was taken to the Addu Equatorial Hospital.
His brother, Hussain Mawaz, 25, was arrested under court order on Thursday afternoon.
Locals report that Shuaib was stabbed inside his home, and later collapsed on the pavement outside the house.