The Global News reports that a 30-year-old man, Isyaku Babale has been arrested for allegedly stabbing his brother to death during a heated argument.

The incident was said to have occurred on March 31 at the Anguwan Dawaki within the Bauchi metropolis.

According to the spokesperson of the Command, Mohammed Wakil, the DPO, Township Police Station Bauchi, received a report that led to the drafting of detectives from the division-leading to the arrest of the suspect.

The Police spokesman said despite the victim being rushed to the Teaching Hospital (ATBUTH), he was certified dead by a medical doctor.

According to the statement, the suspect used a knife to fatally stab his elder brother after disagreement over the use of ‘Sholi’ liquid, a drug substance, prompting a violent altercation between them. 

Attempts at resolving the matter by neighbours proved abortive as thee suspect was said to have resorted to violence, stabbing his brother in the stomach. 

Investigation revealed that the brothers used to fight one another using dangerous weapons, however, this time; the violent clash ended the life of one of them.

The Commissioner of Police, CP Auwal Mohammed, has ordered a full investigation into the incident.

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