18-Year-Old Stabs Brother, 21, To Death In Osun, Flees

18-Year-Old Stabs Brother, 21, To Death In Osun, Flees


The Osun State Police Command on Wednesday said it launched a manhunt for 18-year-old Lekan Odetayo, who allegedly stabbed to death his elder brother, Toheeb, after a disagreement.

Toheeb, 21, was allegedly killed at their residence in Modakeke.

PUNCH Metro gathered that the brothers had a disagreement, which degenerated into a fight before Lekan stabbed his elder brother.

The state Public Relations Officers, Yemisi Opalola, confirmed the incident.

She said, “One Kazeem Odetayo of Ifedapo area, Modakeke, reported to the police that his two male children, Lekan Odetayo, 18, and Toheeb Odetayo, 21, fought each other in the house over an issue pertaining to errands.

“He said Lekan allegedly stabbed his brother, Toheeb, in the neck region leading to his instant death. Efforts are on to arrest the fleeing suspect.”

Opalola noted that detectives had visited the scene, adding that one bloodstained kitchen knife was recovered.

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