Man stabs brother to death in Jigawa

One Alfred Julius has been arrested for allegedly stabbing his elder brother to death in Dutse Local Government Area of Jigawa State.

The incident happened yesterday at Sabuwar, following a misunderstanding between the 22-year-old suspect and his 30-year-old elder brother, Augustine Julius, leading to physical combat.

An eyewitness said Alfred stabbed his elder brother (Augustine) with a knife, leading to his death.

Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Lawan Shiisu Adam said “on 5/1/2021, at about 2200hrs, police received information that there was a wounded victim taken to Rashid Shekoni Teaching Hospital, Dutse, after a fight.”

He said the police swung into action and rushed to the hospital and discovered that one Augustine Julius was stabbed with a knife by his younger brother after having a disagreement and the victim was confirmed dead by a medical doctor while receiving treatment.

He said the suspect took to his heels after he committed the crime, and that effort was on top gear with the assistance of his relatives to get him arrested and brought to book.


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