By Ibrahim Olanipekun
A man was reported to have murdered his uncle in his sleep. Monday Eze hacked his 55-year-old uncle, Ebere Akpu, at Orile Agege area of Lagos State. Eze and his uncle allegedly disagreed before the former went drinking at a joint. He was said to have returned drunk and allegedly stabbed the deceased with a machete multiple times.
Lagos Police Public Relations Officer, Dolapo Badmos, said the case is being investigated at the State Department of Criminal Investigation, Yaba.
“Around 11pm, one Ebere Akpu was assaulted by one Monday Eze with a machete. The victim died on the way to a hospital. His corpse has been deposited at the Mainland Hospital, Yaba, Lagos for autopsy” Badmus said.