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Man Kills Brother Over Land

Man Kills Brother Over Land

Wonders they say, will never cease. This age-old expression was captured in Atakunmosa East of Osun State, recently, when a man wielding a double-barreled gun, stormed into his brother's room in the night and shot him to death.

The cause of the killing was a minor argument over a plot of land belonging to both brothers.Eye witness say that the killer brother, now on the run, had hitherto sold a plot of belonging to all members of his father's family without consulting anybody.

When his elder sibling, whom he had killed, got to know of it, he forgave him, popularly called Rambo, since according to him, he had used the money realized from the land's sale to buy a motorcycle, which he intend to use for commercial purposes.The elder brother, Sam (surname with held), was, however, irked when he learnt that Rambo had sold another plot of land without informing the rest members of the family.

Rambo was not pleaded with his elder brother's confrontation, and consequently boasted that he would kill whoever wanted to raise eyebrows over his sale of the second plot of land.

Sam, unfortunately, did not take his brother's threat seriously. Thus, he was unprepared for any tragic occurrence when his brother stormed into his apartment and shot him to death.

As at the time of going to press, the corpse of the slain man was in the mortuary at Atakunmosa East, but the killer brother was on the run from law enforcement officers contacted, the DPO, Atakunmosa East Divisional Police Headquarters, CSP James, said investigations were in top gear to arrest the suspect.

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