Police arrest man for allegedly stabbing another to death in Lagos

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By Deborah Akpede

Lagos, Aug. 9, 2022 (NAN) The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a 35-year-old man, Kamalideen Raji, for allegedly stabbing a man to death in Badagry.

The spokesperson for the command, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, confirmed the arrest
in a statement on Tuesday in Lagos.

Hundeyin said that the suspect, who allegedly murdered a manager of a lottery centre over some misunderstandings, was arrested by some officers from Area K of the command.

“The suspect, who was arrested at about 11:30 a.m., on Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022; stabbed his victim, a manager of a lottery centre, twice in the neck over a disagreement about unpaid debts.

“The victim was rushed to the Badagry General Hospital for medical attention but later gave up the ghost.”

He said that the state Commissioner of Police, CP Abiodun Alabi, had directed that the case be transferred to the State Criminal Investigations Department, Panti, for further investigations and prosecution. (NAN)