A man, simply identified as Kadir has reportedly stabbed his younger brother to death in Auchi, Estako West Local Government Area of Edo state.
Kadir is said to be on the run after allegedly committing the crime, reports Linda Ikeji’s blog.
According to reports, the siblings have been at daggers drawn when the younger sibling, Suleiman was said to have scolded the wife of his elder brother, Kadir`s wife for being rude to their mother.
It was gathered that Kadir was away at the time of the argument and on his return, he confronted his younger brother for daring to rebuke his wife. He was said to have engaged the victim, his younger brother in a brawl but their mother`s intervention calmed the situation.
An unsatisfied Kadir, reportedly revisited the issue later in the day and again their mother intervened and settled the matter. However, while Suleiman was said to have put the matter behind him Kadir however traced the victim to where he went late in the evening and allegedly stabbed him to death.
Reports say the deceased was rushed to the hospital on Friday day night where he eventually died on Saturday morning.
Meanwhile, Princewill Osaigbovo, the spokesperson of the Edo State Police Command, has confirmed the incident. According to him, the victim died at St. Jude’s Hospital, where he was rushed in for medical attention.