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Why I Stabbed, Killed My Brother Over Our Father’s Burial – Man Confesses In Anambra

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A man named Ejiofor Oyiogu, has explained why he stabbed his 47-year-old elder brother, Ekene, to death in Dunukofia Local Government Area of Anambra State.

It was gathered that the siblings engaged in a fight over the budget of their father’s burial.

Ekene, confessing to Punch said he stabbed his brother on different parts of the body because he was proving seniority over his father’s burial rite.

He said, “I learnt that Ekene was lording it over his younger brother, Ejiofor, especially on the issue of their father’s funeral that was to hold a day before tragedy struck.

“The matter came to a head on Saturday when Ekene drew the first blood by stabbing his younger brother, who grabbed the knife and cut him in the neck, hand, navel and head. The elder brother died on the way to a hospital.”

The state Police Public Relations Officer, Nkeiruka Nwode confirming the incident, Nwode described the incident as unfortunate, saying a manhunt had been launched for the suspect.

She added that the matter was reported to the police by one of the family members.

The PPRO said, “A family member, by name Elias, reported the matter to the police and the command swung into action immediately by taking the victim to the hospital where he was confirmed dead.”

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