One Leonard Mba, who allegedly killed his brother, Cletus Mba, in Onicha village, Enugu-Ezike community, in Igboeze North of Enugu State, over a yet to be established issue, has been arrested by the police.
The state Police Command’s spokesman, Mr. Ebere Amaraizu, who disclosed this yesterday in Enugu, said that the incident happened on New Year day.
He said the homicide section of the command has begun investigation into the case, adding that “Leonard Mba is now helping the Homicide Section of the State Criminal Intelligence and Investigations Department in the command in its investigation.”
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.