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Man kills his brother because he was slapped in the face

By Mason White 2:18 PM November 2, 2014

By: Wayne Morin
A man fatally stabbed his brother because he slapped him in the face, police in Nigeria said.

Lagos Police said that they arrested 25-year-old Uchechukwu Alagbaso on Friday, after being accused of killing his older brother, Obinna Alagbaso.

The suspect who lives at 16 Amai Street, was charged with one count of murder. Alagbaso was remanded into custody after being denied bail.

According to the police investigation, the victim came to his younger brother’s house on Thursday 10:00 a.m. At some point, an argument broke out between the two.

The victim slapped the suspect across the face, and he became angry. The suspect grabbed a knife from the kitchen and stabbed the victim in the neck.

Neighbors who heard screams coming from the apartment, came over to investigate and found the victim unconscious on the floor.

Paramedics who arrived at the scene, transported the victim to a hospital, where he died of his wounds.