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Man kills his brother for taking soup without permission

By Mason White 12:40 PM January 16, 2015
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By: Tanya Malhotra
A man is dead after being stabbed by his brother for taking soup without permission, police in Nigeria said.

Edo State Police said that they arrested 57-year-old Sunday Osemwekhe, after being accused of killing his brother with a machete because he consumed his soup.

According to the police investigation, the suspect became angry after checking on his pot of soup and realizing that some of it was missing.

He accused his brother of stealing the soup, and an argument broke out. During the argument, Osemwekhe pulled the machete and attacked his brother.

The victim was taken to a nearby hospital, where he died of his wounds.

Osemwekhe was arrested, and during questioning, he admitted to the allegations, saying that he was angry that his brother stole some soup from his pot.