A person was stabbed to death and another one injured in an attack by their rivals over drug peddling in High Court (HC) area of the capital on Saturday, said police.
The deceased was identified as Md Suman, 38, and the injured is Rocky, 35.
Mainul Hossain, sub inspector (SI) of Shahbagh Police Station, said two groups locked in scuffle over the drug peddling in front of Eidgah Gate of the HC area around 4:30pm.
At one stage of the scuffle, the opponent group stabbed Suman and Rocky with sharp weapons leaving them critically injured, he said.
They were rushed to Dhaka Medical College Hospital where physicians declared Suman dead on arrival, the SI said adding that Rocky remains hospitalised with life-threatening injuries.