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The police in Imo have arrested a 57-year-old man for allegedly killing his 81-year old half brother, Basil Osuagwu, the police and family sources said.
A son of the deceased, Daniel Osuagwu, told the News Agency of Nigerian (NAN) in Owerri on that the incident occurred on Wednesday morning.
Daniel said his father was killed by his brother in a bush, where the old man had gone to get fodder for his goats.
He said his father’s body was found in the bush with two deep machete cuts on the head and another on his right hand.
He said the suspect, who lived in the same family compound with his late brother, was seen leaving his apartment the same morning with a machete after his brother had left home.