A 57-year-old man has been arrested by the Kano State Police Command for killing his brother.
According to reports, the man, whose name was given as Tijjani Yahaya, was arrested for allegedly stabbing his 20-year-old brother, Aminu Mohammad, to death.
A statement issued by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the state, DSP Abdullahi Haruna, said the sad incident occurred at Annandin Islamic School, Kofar Ruwa, Dala local government area of Kano state on July 19, at about 9:00 p.m.
Yahaya and the victim reportedly had a misunderstanding which resulted in Yahaya stabbing the victim on his chest with a sharp knife.
The PPRO stated that the victim was rushed to the Murtala Muhammad Specialist Hospital Kano, where he died while receiving treatment.
The case has since been transferred to the State Criminal Intelligence and Investigation Department for discreet investigation.