A man has struck his own sister dead with a hard object just because of a paltry sum in a community in Enugu.
Tragedy struck the Emene suburb of Enugu East Council Area of Enugu State as a brother reportedly murdered 28-year-old sister over N50 misplacement, Sun News reports.
It was gathered that the deceased Ukamaka Emmanuel who hails from Effiom Local Government Area of Ebonyi State had lived with the alleged brother suspect Paul Okenyi harmoniously for more than seven years at Ogidi camp Emene.
The incident was said to have happened on Friday, July 20, 2018.
According to sources, the suspect was said to have returned house around 9:00p.m. drunk and subsequently asked the deceased for N50 he said he left at the table.
She was said to have argued with him a situation said to have provoked the suspect leading to the hitting the deceased with a hard object and she failed down.
However, before neighbours could rushed her to hospital, she passed on.
The state’s Police Public Relations officer, Mr. Ebere Amaraizu, could not confirm the incident.
The body of the deceased was said to have been deposited at the Annunciation Hospital Mortuary, Emene.