A Nigerian man identified as Aniemeka Nwani, has been accused of killing his two younger brothers, Kingsley and Nwayo in Asaba, Delta State on Sunday night.
The suspect who is from the Nwani family of Issele-Uku in Aniocha Local Government Area of the state, an independent marketer of petroleum products in Asaba, killed his younger brothers with a cutlass and dagger.
Before the tragedy occurred, it was gathered that the suspect said to be in his 30s and a patient of a psychiatric home in Uselu, Edo, had a family meeting with his widowed mother alongside his younger brothers.
The incident occurred two weeks after their widowed mother ( a Permanent Secretary in the Delta civil service) returned from Canada, where her daughter lives and where she had gone to for medical checkup.
Okiwelu Chukwudi, a friend to the deceased alleged that the suspect accused his other brothers of ganging up against him. He wrote;
“Both of you were in the church yesterday for your mother’s Thanksgiving. Little did you know it was your last days on earth. Little did your mom knew she will see both of you no more. Rest in peace Kingsley and Nwayor Nwani. Eternal rest grant unto them oh Lord and let your perpetual light shine upon them.”
“They were stabbed by their eldest brother after a heated argument between Nnamaka and Nwayor. It was in the process that Kingsley was called. When he arrived, Nnamaka (Aniemeka) felt they came to gang up against him. He immediately took a cutlass and cut Kingsley on the hand and neck. Before using a dagger to stab Nwayor on his stomach.
Also confirming the incident, the Police Public Relations Officer in Delta, (DSP) Andrew Aniamaka, described the incident as tragic. According to him, the police have already launched an investigation.