Lagos state Police is on the trail of a man identified as Yahaya, who allegedly beat his younger brother to death for stealing in a school in the Ijede area of Lagos.
The deceased, known as Samson, was a private guard in a school in the Ijede, Ikorodu area of Lagos.
It was gathered he broke into some offices in the school on Monday and carted away some items which included: five plasma televisions, an air conditioner, a Wi-Fi modern, pumping machine and a power generating set.
He was reportedly caught by his elder brother, Yahaya, while escaping with the items.
Yahaya was alleged to have tied his brother’s hands and legs and started beating him for dragging the family’s name in the mud.
The Lagos State Police Public Relations officer, SP Benjamin Hudenyi, who confirmed the incident said:
“Based on the report, the police visited the scene, took necessary action and evacuated the corpse to Ikorodu General Hospital mortuary for autopsy.’’