Man stabbed friend to death at party

By Olawale Oyegbade, The Nigerian Voice, Abeokuta
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A 28yr old man in Ogun State, Oni Olohunwa has killed his friend, Baraka Taiwo with a knife at a party. The Nigerian Voice gathered that the deceased got drunk at the party and started misbehaving.

Olohunwa was said to have cautioned his friend but the deceased kept misbehaving. He was said to have got angry and brought out a knife with which he stabbed the deceased in the chest and back.

The deceased was rushed to a nearby hospital but died while receiving treatment. The Police Public Relations Officer for Ogun State Police Command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi confirmed the incident.

The PPRO said Olohunwa has been arrested by men of Ogun State Police Command for culpable homicide.

"On the strength of the report, the Ddivisiona Police Officer in charge of Ogijo Division, CSP Baba Muhammed quickly detailed police detectives to the scene where the suspect was promptly arrested", the PPRO explained.

He added that the corpse of the deceased has been deposited at morgue OOUTH in Sagamu for post mortem examination.

The Commissioner of Police in the state, CP Bashir Makama ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to homicide section of the State Criminal investigation and intelligence Department for further investigation and prosecution.