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Ibrahim Yahaya, a transport worker in the Ebute Metta area of Lagos State has allegedly stabbed his colleague, Kabiru Abdullahi, to death during an argument that ensued at the Kanuri Motor Park.
Yahaya and Kabiru were at the park when an argument ensued between them, Punch reports.
The misunderstanding between the duo reportedly degenerated into a fight and in the process, Kabiru brought out a knife and allegedly stabbed Yahaya’s head.
After being stabbed, Yahaya quickly left the scene and sought treatment for himself on Wednesday, February 15, 2023.
After being treated, Yahaya, sought retaliation and paid Kabiru an unexpected visit to the park the next day when he allegedly stabbed Kabiru with a knife in the neck.
Some persons who experienced the attack in a bid to rescue Kabiru hastily rushed him to the Ebute General Hospital for treatment but he died while they were still on the way.
Kabiru’s corpse was said to have been deposited at the Infectious Disease Hospital morgue, Yaba.
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SP Benjamin Hundeyin, The state Police Public Relations Officer, confirmed the incident, noting that the suspect had been arrested.
He said, “The police received information on February 16, 2023, around 3.15 pm that on February 15, around 8.30pm, one Kabiru Abdullahi, of Otto Market, Oyingbo, allegedly stabbed one Ibrahim Yahaya of Kanuri Motor Park on his head with a knife during an altercation between them.
“However, the next day, February 16, 2023, around 2.30pm, the said Ibrahim Yahaya, retaliated by stabbing Kabiru in his neck and the victim sustained severe injury. He was rescued and rushed to the general hospital, Ebute Metta where he later died.”
Hundeyin said that the investigation was ongoing.