Teasing an acquaintance proved costly for a youth in Tila Jamalpura here, as the latter had to pay with his life. The victim, Asif, 25, was stabbed to death, in the row over teasing.
According to police, Asif, 25, who lives in Tila Jamalpura, was addressing one, Nirale, as 'Buddha' (old man). Nirale asked Asif to stop calling him 'buddha'. However, Asif didn't listen. This led to an argument and both sides came to blows.
Soon, Nirale called his brothers Sattar and Rasheed. The trio attacked Asif with knives. The victim got critical injuries, especially he received wounds in the stomach.
After attacking him, the trio fled. Asif was later rushed to the hospital. However, he couldn't be saved. The police have registered a case of murder against the accused.