.A 40 year old man has terminated the life of his sick elder brother in order to avoid incurring medical bills.
The incident occurred at Ugwuagbo Inyi village in Igbo-Eze North Local council of Enugu state.
Enugu State police command spokesman, Superintendent Ebere Amaraizu confirming the story said that preliminary investigation showed that the suspect confessed to killing his brother and burying him in the early hours of Aug. 3.
“It was gathered that one believed to be about 40 years from Ugwuagbo Inyi village in Igboeze North Local Government Area of Enugu state had on that fateful day killed his elder brother identified as one Chizoba Ogbonna also believed to be about 46 years and went ahead to bury him.
“Full scale investigations have commenced as the suspect is now helping the police operatives in their investigations.
“Revelation from suspect had it that he actually killed and buried his brother in the early hours of the said day.
“On why he killed and buried his brother, suspect further revealed that the brother has been sick and that he can no longer bear the cost of his treatment and as a result, killed and buried him.
“But through intelligence information, the police operatives apprehended him.”