Bangladesh police have arrested a Chinese national for allegedly killing his colleague in Sylhet town.

Police have framed charges against 48-year-old Sun Xi holding him responsible for the murder of his colleague Wen Wantao, 46, during a brawl at their residence on Tuesday.

As per reports, police recovered two knives from a flat on the 5th floor of a residential building at Pathantula.

Sun was arrested while Wen’s body, sent for autopsy, revealed deep wounds in the chest.

He said interrogating Sun was difficult because he could speak only Chinese.

The two Chinese nationals worked in a power project now being installed in Kumargaon in Sylhet.

It was not clear why they got involved in the murderous brawl.

In April, five Bangladeshi workers were killed in police firing after a brawl between them and Chinese managers.

The workers were angry over non-payment of dues before Ramadan, refusal to allow work stoppage during iftar and grant of leave on Friday for offering Jumma prayers.

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