A man from Jigawa State allegedly stabs his kinsman to death in Onitsha


Tragedy struck in Onitsha, Anambra State yesterday when a 20-year-old man from Jigawa State, Jubrin Mohammed allegedly stabbed his kinsman to death.

The deceased, Hamisu Ibrahim and the suspect, our correspondent gathered hawk sugarcane in Onitsha.

The deceased was reportedly killed during a fight with the suspect, Jubrin Mohammed along the Onitsha-Enugu Expressway.

An eyewitness told our correspondent that the fight followed disagreement between the two. Efforts to separate them were unsuccessful as the suspect suddenly drew a knife with which he stabbed the deceased.

The Police Public Relations Officer of the Anambra State Command, Haruna Mohammed, confirmed the incident to our correspondent.

He said the suspect had been arrested while the matter was being investigated.