The police has started investigating into the death of one Fidelis Asogwa, who was suspected to have been killed by his own brother.
According to a police statement issued in Enugu on Tuesday, Fidelis brother, Roma hit him with a plank and he passed on later in a hospital.
According to the police, this happened on Monday at Ohio town in Igboetiti Local Government Area of Enugu State.
The command spokesman, Ebere Amaraizu, who issued the statement, explained that preliminary investigation showed that the victim had a disagreement with his brother over a piece of land.
“It was gathered that a misunderstanding had ensued over a piece of land and economic trees between the deceased identified as one Fidelis Asogwa and the suspect, Roma Asogwa.
“It was further gathered that in the course of the quarrel Roma Asogwa did not hesitate to hit the brother, Fidelis Asogwa, with a plank on his head which left him unconscious.
“The latter was rushed to a nearby hospital where he was confirmed dead by the doctor on duty,’’ the statement added.
The police revealed that it had arrested Roma and his mother, Theresa, who were assisting with the investigation.
Theresa was said to have invited the deceased, who lives in Port Harcourt, for a family meeting prior to the incident.
The corpse of Fidelis has been deposited at Zim Uzo Hospital Mortuary in Ohodo.