Nigeria: Man 32 Arrested For Stabbing A 23yr Old Man To Death
Abeokuta, August 6, 2018 (AltAfrica)-Men of Nigeria Police, Ogun state command on Sunday arrested one Julius Oliseh, 32, for stabbing to death one Isikilu Shittu, 23, during a burial ceremony.
The arrest of the suspect, according to the police spokesperson, ASP Abimbola Oyeyemi was as a result of complaint lodged at Mowe police station by the deceased brother, Akeem Shittu, who reported that he was at a burial party with his brother in Ogunru village via Mowe when argument ensue between the suspect and his late brother over an undisclosed minor matter consequence upon which the suspect broke a bottle and stabbed the victim on the neck and he died on the spot.
Oyeyemi added that upon the report, the DPO Mowe division, CSP Francis Ebhuoma led his men to the scene where the suspect who has been struggling to escape was promptly arrested and took to the station for interrogation.
The corpse of the victim has been deposited at the general hospital morgue for autopsy.
Meanwhile, the State Commissioner of police, Ahmed Iliyasu has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to the homicide section of the state criminal investigation and intelligence department for proper investigation and prosecution.
He also warned that the command will not tolerate any act of thuggery or hooliganism capable of sending innocent people to untimely death because human life is sacred.
The CP therefore assured the general public that the suspect in this case will face the full wrath of the law so as to serve as deterrent to others in his shoe.