A man was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of stabbing his younger brother who had begun a relationship with his ex-wife in Hirakata, Osaka Prefecture, police said Thursday.
Police quoted the suspect, identified as 24-year-old Takashi Kawata, as saying, "I got so upset when I saw him with my ex-wife."
According to reports, at just before 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Kawata went to the apartment shared by his 20-year-old ex-wife and her older sister, and stabbed his younger brother in the back. He then called 110 and reported the incident, turning himself in.
The brother sustained serious injuries but is in a stable condition, police said.© News reports