Man Stabs Friend To Death With Bottle
The incident occurred on the first day of January 2009, at about 6.30 p.m., at Oshodi-Tapa, Lagos Island. Eyewitnesses identified the victim as Owolabi Sulaimon, 29, who resided at Dosumu compound, Oshodi-Epetedo area of Lagos Island.
P.M.News gathered that a disagreement between the two friends after the carnival, led to fighting and Lekan reportedly went for a broken bottle and hit Owolabi in the throat.
Neighbours told P.M.News that Owolabi and Lekan were the best of friends but a disagreement occurred when Owolabi tried to settle a matter between his friend, Lekan, and another youth.
“Suddenly, he reached for a bottle, broke it into pieces, stabbed his friend many times until he slumped and died,” witnesses said. At Docemo compound, where Owolabi lived, his friends described him as an easy going young man.
When P.M.News sought the comment of the Divisional Police Officer (DPO), Adeniji-Adele police station, Mr. Alonge, on the incident, he declined comment.