Man kills brother on New Year day

Man kills brother on New Year day
January 10 05:44 2017

The Enugu state police command has arrested a man for allegedly killing his brother.

Leonard Mba,  allegedly killed his brother, Cletus Mba, in Onicha village, Enugu-Ezike community, in Igboeze North of Enugu State, over a yet to be established disagreement.

The state Police Command’s spokesman, Ebere Amaraizu, who disclosed this on Monday in Enugu, said that the incident happened on the first day of 2017.

He said the homicide section of the command has begun investigation into the case.

“Leonard Mba is now helping the Homicide Section of the State Criminal Intelligence and Investigations Department in the command in its investigation,” he said.

Amaraizu explained that on that fateful day, Leonard Mba allegedly engaged his brother, Cletus Mba, in a fight over a yet to be established issue.

He said: “In the process of the fight, it was reported that Leonard Mba allegedly hit Cletus Mba, his brother, with an object which left him unconscious.

“Cletus Mba was later rushed to St. Mary’s Hospital, Ogurute, for treatment, and was confirmed dead on arrival at the hospital by the doctor on duty.”

He said the corpse has been deposited at the General Hospital morgue, Ogurute-Enugu Ezike for autopsy.