A man in India was arrested after he killed his younger brother for allegedly finishing his mobile internet data.

The accused, identified as 23-year-old Raman, noticed that his younger brother, Roy, had exhausted his mobile internet data and took him to the roof of his home.

"On Wednesday evening, Raman took his younger brother Roy to the roof of the house and scolded him for consuming his internet data," said a police officer, local television station NDTV reported.

The two got into a heated argument. The accused then stabbed his brother multiple times and fled the scene. The age of the victim was not known.

"In a fit of rage, Raman stabbed Roy four to five times in his chest and fled," the officer said.

As the victim was nowhere to be found, the family members started searching for him and found him on the roof, lying in a pool of blood. Though they rushed him to a nearby hospital, he was declared dead on arrival by doctors. The incident happened in Jodhpur, a city in the western state of Rajasthan.

A police complaint was filed and a manhunt for launched for the accused. On Friday morning, the accused was taken into custody from a railway station.

Investigation revealed that the accused was mentally unstable. The charges filed against him were not known.

Earlier this year, a teen in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh killed her younger sister for allegedly talking over the phone for a long time. Ramesh, 19, choked his sister, 17-year-old Lakkana Tanuja, to death at their home when their family members had gone to their hometown to attend a funeral.

After killing the teen, the accused called his parents and lied that three men broke into the home and attacked him before killing the victim. The family members informed the police. During interrogation, the accused confessed to killing his sister.

He said they got into a heated argument and in a fit of rage, he killed her. He also slapped her for talking to someone over the phone for a long time. The accused was taken into custody and charged with murder.

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