By Ikeugonna Eleke
A 28-year old law graduate of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Mr Victor Ohale, has stabbed his younger brother, Kelechi Ohale, to death.
Fides gathered that both of them were engaged in a fight very early on Tuesday morning, when Victor drew a penknife and stabbed him, leading to his death.
A source said the Ohales live at No. 8 Oraeri Street, GRA, Agu Awka, where the incident allegedly took place.
The spokesperson of the Anambra State Police Command, SP Haruna Mohammed, confirmed the incident, saying that detectives attached to the Command had arrested Victor, and that investigation had commenced with a view to charging him to court.
He said, ‘On the 25/6/2019, at about 04:00 am, Police detectives attached to B’ Division, Awka, arrested one Victor Ohale, ‘m’, aged 28years.
‘Suspect allegedly used knife and stabbed his younger brother, one Kelechi Ohale, ‘m’, aged 19years. They both hail from Emekuku in Owerri North LGA of Imo State.
‘The scene was visited by Police detectives and victim rushed to the hospital where he was certified dead on arrival at Amaku Teaching Hospital, Awka by a medical doctor, and corpse deposited at the hospital morgue for autopsy.’
Haruna confirmed that the suspect was a Law graduate from Nnamdi Azikiwe University, and had recently returned from his one year compulsory service under the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, after serving in Owerri, in Imo State.
He added that, five knives were used in perpetrating the crime, and that the knives had all been recovered from the suspect and registered as exhibits.