The Police in Imo state says a man, Patrick Obiesheike has allegedly murdered his brother, Remigus, in the Umulowoshie Umuoahochie Autonomous Community, Obowo Local Government Area of Imo State, following disagreements over funds raised for their mother’s funeral.
An earlier report stated that the suspect fled after killing his sibling on Sunday.
It was gathered that the 55-year-old victim was a commercial motorcyclist and lived in the village with his family.
According to the PUNCH Metro, the victim’s wife reported the case of murder at the Obowo Divisional Police Headquarters while a community source said Remigus’ corpse had been deposited in a morgue in Achingali.
“Yes, the incident is confirmed. A manhunt for the suspect, who is on the run, has been launched,” the police said.