A shuttle bus driver, Philip Fiama of Sobande Close, Alagbole, Ajuwon in Ifo local government area of Ogun state has been reportedly stabbed to death after confronting a co-tenant, Ikem Chika Emmanuel over allegation of sleeping with his wife. The sad incident was said to have occurred on Sunday, at about 6:30pm.
On the fateful day, Fiama was said to have called Emmanuel aside and demanded why he was allegedly sleeping with his wife. This was said to have led to a fight during which Emmanuel stabbed the deceased to death. Fiama was said to have died while being taking to the hospital within the vicinity while the prime suspect has also fled to an unknown destination.
The spokesperson of Ogun State Police Command, SP Omolola Odutola confirmed the killing, while speaking to newmen on Friday.
Odutola said “the incident happened on Sunday, January 7th. A landlord from Sobande Close, Alagbole, Ajuwon at around 8pm on that day came to report that one Philip Fiama, a tenant accused Ikem Chika Emmanuel, another tenant of having sexual intercourse with his wife.
“This was reported to have led to a fight during which Ikem Chika Emmanuel stabbed Fiama on the chest. The deceased was said to have been confirmed dead in one Tamara Hospital.
“The suspect has escaped to unknown destination and the case has been transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department, Ogun State Police Command headquarters, Eleweran, Abeokuta for discreet investigation. The police is also on the trail of the fleeing suspect”.
Vanguard / Titilayo Kupoliyi