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Tuesday, 6 August 2019

Man kills friend on ram fight bet

A man, identified simply as Segun, has been arrested by the police for allegedly stabbing his friend, Yusuf, who lost a ram fight bet, to death in the Isawo area of Ikorodu, Lagos State.

PUNCH Metro gathered that a disagreement ensued between the friends after Segun won a N500 bet he placed on his ram on Sunday.

Yusuf reportedly attacked Segun with a broken bottle

A resident of the area, Kizito Isibor, said Segun stabbed Yusuf with a knife in self-defence, which led to his death.

Isibor said Segun was caught and handed over to the police, while Yusuf’s corpse was taken to the police station.

The state Police Public Relations Officer, Bala Elkana, said the deceased placed a bet on the losing ram, adding that the case had been transferred to the Homicide Section of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Panti, Yaba, for further investigation.
(Punch)

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