By Michael Adesanya/Abeokuta
A 35-year- old man, Habeeb Kasali has been arrested by men of Ogun state police command for killing 32-year- old Bamidele Johnson on the suspicion that the deceased was sleeping with his wife.
The suspect was arrested following an information received by the police at Igbesa divisional headquarters from a relation of the deceased, who informed the police that a fight ensued between the suspect and the deceased at Totowu area when the suspect confronted the deceased of having an affair with his wife despite several warnings from him to desist.
The Police Command Spokesman, Oyeyemi Abimbola in a statement in Abeokuta, indicated that the suspect used scissors to stab the deceased severally on his chest, eye and neck as a result of which the deceased lost his consciousness.
Oyeyemi said as a result of the injury, “he was immediately rushed to CREST hospital at Isuti road Egan in Lagos where he was confirmed brought in dead by the doctor”.
“Having realized that the victim has died, the suspect took to his heels, but the DPO igbesa divisional headquarters SP Abayomi Adeniji quickly despatched his detectives to go after him and he was eventually arrested from where he ran to”.
The corpse of the deceased, Oyeyemi said, has been recovered to Ota general hospital mortuary for autopsy.
The state commissioner of police, Kenneth Ebrimson has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to homicide section of the state criminal investigation and intelligence department for further investigation and prosecution.