Lalmonirhat : A youth was killed allegedly by his friend following a brawl over drinking liquor in Pat-gram upazila in Lalmonirhat district.
The deceased was identified as Rafiqul Islam, 22, son of freedom fighter Riajul Islam of Dinajpur.
Aiyub Ali, 26, strangled his friend Rafiqul to death with a rope following an altercation over drinking liquor and he was arrested after he confessed to the murder, said Omar Faruq, officer-in-charge of Pat-gram police station.
They recovered the body from the bank of the Teesta River after the arrestee revealed where he buried his body, he said.
The body was sent to the morgue for an autopsy.
His family filed a case in this regard.