A 25-year-old man, Samson Tella, has stabbed his friend to death in Iyesi-Ota town in Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government Area of Ogun State.
The Ogun State Police Command Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi, who confirmed the attack, told PREMIUM TIMES that the killing occurred on Tuesday.
He identified the deceased as Abiodun Abdulkareem.
He said police operatives attached to Onipanu Division of the Ogun State Police Command arrested the suspect after a friend to the deceased reported the case.
Mr. Adejobi said the suspect, Mr. Tella, and the deceased had an argument, before the suspect stabbed his friend in the neck, with a bottle.
The victim was rushed to the hospital where he was confirmed dead.
Mr. Adejobi said the Commissioner of Police Ogun State, Abdulmajid Ali, had ordered a thorough investigation of the matter, and had directed the deputy commissioner of police in charge of the Department of Criminal Investigation and Intelligence, Eleweran Abeokuta, to take up the matter immediately.
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