Man Butchers His Twin Brother Over Girlfriend

A man, identified as Peter is in police custody after he butchered his twin brother, Paul, during a fight over his girlfriend.

Peter Ogbonna attacked his twin brother Paul Ogbonna with a machete in Umuonunkwo kindred, Ndimoko Arondizuogu in Ideato North Local Government Area of Imo state. The incident happened on Monday, May 25, 2020.

It was gathered that Paul and Peter hardly behave like twins and are in the habit of fighting each other.

Their latest fight was over Peter’s girlfriend’s child. According to reports, Paul is not in support of Peter dating a single mother with 5 kids. 

Man Butchers His Twin Brother Over Girlfriend

On Monday, Paul allegedly beat up Peter’s girlfriend’s child, inflicting physical injury on the child. Peter, who wasn’t at home when the incident happened, came home to hear that Paul had beaten his girlfriend’s child. In anger, he reportedly picked up a sharp cutlass and went into a fight with his twin brother.

During the fight, Peter butchered Paul’s hands and left him fighting for his life.

Their elder brother, Micheal Ogbonna stated that their father died two years ago and they have tried multiple times to get the brothers to learn a skill, all to no avail.

Man Butchers His Twin Brother Over Girlfriend

Paul was taken to Home Resort Hospital at Ndianiche in Arondizuogu but was later transferred to the Federal Medical Center, Owerri.

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One of his hands had to be amputated to save his life, while the other hand is in bad shape.

Meanwhile, Peter is currently in custody at Eke Ndizuogu Police division.


Ukamaka Doris, a graduate of Mass Communication, from Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka has a flair in writing and news reporting which led her into blogging. Previously, Ukamaka Doris has worked as an editor at and presenter at Unizik FM, 94.1, Awka. Ukamaka Doris can be contacted via phone call at 08167016206

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