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3 men kill brother over proceeds from mother’s burial


The Imo State Police Command have reported a case of three young men that killed their brother over disagreement on how the money realised from the burial of their 75- year-old mother, Angelina Obieshieke would be shared.

The Imo State police spokesman, Orlando Ikeokwu, who disclosed this in a statement on Monday, said the incident happened last Friday at the family house in Umuolowoshe in Umuoshochie Autonomous Community in Obowo council area of Imo State.

According to Ikeokwu, the three brothers, Patrick Obieshieke, Chinonso Obieshieke and John Erieka brutally murdered their brother, Remigius Obieshieke after the disagreement erupted.

Ikeokwu said: “On the 22/05/2020 at about 0600 hrs, upon credible information, operatives of the Divisional Police Headquarters, Obowo, moved to Umuolowoshe, Umuoshochie Autonomous community, Obowo and it was discovered that the above named persons killed one Remigius Obieshieke during a disagreement arising from money realised for the burial of their mother late Angelina Obieshieke, 75 years old.

“Meanwhile effort is ongoing to arrest the fleeing suspects, while investigation has commenced in earnest”.

He assured that operatives of the police force are on the trail of the murderers and that they will soon be apprehended.

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