The Ogun state command of the police force have reportedly arrested a 28-year-old man identified as Oni Olohunwa, for stabbing his friend, Baraka Taiwo, to death, during an argument.
A statement by the command’s spokesman, Abimbola Oyeyemi, says the deceased and the suspect who were close friends attended a party and had an argument that resulted in them fighting.
“In the course of the party, the deceased was said to have got drunk and started misbehaving and while the suspect was trying to caution him, an argument ensued. The suspect later brought out a knife and stabbed him (victim) and was immediately rushed to the hospital where he died. The suspect has been charged with homicide.” the statement read
The suspect has been transfered to the homicide section of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for further investigation and prosecution.