Crime

Teen Allegedly Stabs Boyfriend to Death over N3000

Ogun State Command of the Nigeria Police Force has arrested an eighteen-year- old girl, Idowu Abosede for allegedly stabbing her boyfriend, Aliyu Ibrahim to death over the sum of three thousand naira.

 The Public Relations Officer of the Command, Mr Abimbola Oyeyemi, told journalists in Abeokuta that the suspect was arrested in Sagamu area of Ogun state, following a distress call by the residents of the area.

Mr Oyeyemi said the residents claimed that an argument ensued between the suspect and the deceased where both were dragging a knife with each other, and eventually the girl used the knife to stab the boyfriend on his chest which resulted in his death.

The Command’s spokesman noted that the Divisional Police Officer, Sagamu, Mr Okiki Agunbiade led his men to the scene where the suspect was arrested.

He said that the corpse of the deceased had been released to his relation on their demand to bury him in accordance with Islamic right.

Mr. Oyeyemi said the Commissioner of Police, Mr Kenneth Ebrimson had ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to the homicide section of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for further investigation and prosecution.

Olusegun Folarin

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