The police at Ikotun division have intensified efforts to arrest one Alex Onuora who stabbed two brothers who are twins after their younger sister refused to have an affair with him. According to PM News, one of the twin died on the spot while the other is still lying critically ill at a hospital in Lagos state. The victim who bled to death was identified as Elvis Mekwa while his twin brother was identified as Kene. The duo suffered their fate after they engaged Onuora and his friend simply known as Alia in a fight over their younger sister.
The incident happened in front a hotel owned by the wife of a popular musician, Segun Adewale located at Liasu road at council bus stop in Ikotun area of Lagos. Onuora allegedly used a broken bottle to stab Elvis on the neck and he bled to death, while his twin brother Kene who suffered several stabs was rushed to a hospital where doctors are battling to save his life.
P.M.NEWS gathered that trouble started after their sister rebuffed an approach by Onuora and Alia to lure her for sex in the hotel where they went to drink. In anger, Onuora reportedly assaulted the girl who went and reported to her twin brothers that evening. When her brothers approached Onuora to know why he assaulted their sister, it resulted in exchange of word which led to fighting. During the fracas, Onuora reportedly took bottles from the hotel and broke it and stabbed the victims. The late Elvis was a Mass communication undergraduate at Open University.
When P.M.NEWS reporter visited their resident at number 5, Olalekan Adekoye street opposite the hotel, off Liasu road in Ikotun, their parents who confirmed the incident declined to speak on the matter. Residents expressed shock over what happened and were seen consoling the family. When P.M.NEWS visited Onuora’s house at 51 Olalekan Adekoye street, his neighbours said he fled after the incident.
At the Ikotun police division where the matter was reported, the DPO was not present to comment on the matter. A police source at the station confirmed the incident and said some arrest have been made, noting that, the manager of the hotel where the incident reportedly happened, Chibueze Anumudu and woman simply identified as Blessing were arrested and detained at the station for interrogation.
Police said the prime suspects, Onuora and Alia are still at large.