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The people of Okengwe were in complete shock  in the early hours of Monday 18th January 2021 as a mentally unstable man named Mustapha stabbed his elder brother Mr. Jamiu to death.


Mr. Mustapha who used to live in the Capital City of Abuja relocated to Okengwe, Okene LGA Kogi State a few months ago because of his mental health challenge, according to a reliable source who has chosen to remsin anonymous, Mr. Mustapha came to their family house in Okengwe, Okene Local Government Area, Kogi State on Sunday 17 January 2021 where his sick father lived and  threatened to kill his father Pa “Shaibu Councilor” with a scissors, but with the efforts of the neighbors he was overpowered and the scissors taken away from him. Mr. Mustapha had threatened to kill his father and other members of the family repeatedly before this ugly incident occured.


Mr. Jamiu  came down to their family house on Monday morning, he administered his father’s medication to him before sitting at the front of the house. The eye witness told us that Mr. Mustapha who is mentally challenged came to the house with a knife and was involved in a physical fight with his brother Jamiu, he stabbed him and took off immediately. The wounded brother  was rushed to a nearby hospital but was announced dead within minutes of arrival.


Their father Mr. Shaibu Councilor on hearing the tragic news gave up the ghost in the late hours of Monday 18 January 2021.

Mr. Mustapha was later apprehended by the youths in the Area.


Mr. Jamiu before he was mudered

Mr. Jamiu after he was stabbed


Late Pa Shaibu Councilor

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