One Chisom Eze has allegedly killed his 19 – year -old brother, Henry , during a fight over a bottle of soft drink at their place of residence on Johnson Street , Alaba area of Lagos State .
PUNCH Metro gathered that 21 – year -old Chisom left the drink in the house and stepped out to attend to an issue , but when he returned , he discovered that Henry had taken advantage of his absence to consume the drink .
Angered by his brother ’s action, Chisom was said to have grabbed a knife and stabbed Henry in the neck .
However , their sister , who allegedly witnessed the incident , raised the alarm and neighbours apprehended Chisom .
Efforts to rescue Henry were said to have proved abortive as he died of the injuries he sustained during the attack.
Footage of the incident , which was posted on Instablog 9ja , showed the victim ’s remains being taken out by wailing neighbours and sympathisers .
When contacted, the state Police Public Relations Officer, Bala Elkana , said , “Chisom stabbed his younger brother , Henry , to death because of a bottle of soft drink . He is currently in our custody . Investigation is ongoing .”