Man Brag About Killing His Brother Because He is Too Stingy

Other Stories  Published on September 11, 2019

Wisdom Law (Iwu)

The Nigeria Police In Ekiti State Has Apprehended a 24-years-old man for brutally killing his brother.

The suspect identified as Ebenezer Olorunleke stabbed his brother to death and took some of his valuables such as, motorbike.

The Commissioner of Police, Mr Asuquo Amba told reporters on Tuesday 10th September, that Olorunleke who held from Jege in Kogi State murdered his own brother on August 29 after he invaded his house at Abe Cocoa area of Okeila with three members of his gang who is now on the run.

Olorunleke stabbed his brother to death with a screwdriver and a knife, after which they stole his red coloured Bajaj motorbike with registration number ADK 100 UJ.

“They hit him in the stomach and pierced his intestine when his wife and children were not at home. He had confessed to have committed the offence, he said.

The suspect in his statements describes his brother as someone who is very "stingy". According to him, all they wanted was to take his money from the deceased before their struggle led to his death. 

“I did not follow them inside the room, but upon realising that my brother had been stabbed and was shouting, I rushed in and wanted to rescue him but he bit me and chopped off my finger.

“The guys later came to my house to attack me. They wanted to sell the machine, I resisted it. I was thinking of coming to the police to report when I was arrested with the machine”, he said.

He will be charged to court soon while the hunt for the three other suspects continues.