A commercial motorcyclist has lost his fight while fighting his brother over money for their mother's burial.
A 55-year-old commercial motorcyclist identified as Remigus Obiesheike was on Sunday allegedly killed by his own younger brother, Patrick.
TheNation reported that Patrick stabbed his brother to death during an argument over some funds realised for the burial of their 75-year-old deceased mother, Angelina Obiesheikwe.
The incident happened at Umulowoshie Umuoahochie autonomous Community in the Obowo Local Government Area of Imo state.
The suspect was said to have fled the scene and currently on the run while Remigus’ corpse has been deposited at a morgue in the area.
Remigus wife was said to have reported the incident at the Obowo Divisional Police Headquarters.
A community source said that the corpse of the victim had been deposited at a morgue in Achingali in the area.
The Police Spokesperson in the state, Orlando Ikeokwu, confirmed the murder incident on Monday.
He said a manhunt has been launched for the fleeing suspect.