A young woman has reportedly stabbed her fiance to death over a disagreement in Ijebu-Ode, Ogun state.
The suspect identified as Abosede Omolare reportedly stabbed the victim during an argument. The information was revealed during a news conference in Abeokuta, on Friday, October 21.
The Public relations officer of the command, Mr Abimbola Oyeyemi, said that the suspect committed the crime at Onirugba St. in Ijebu-Ode on Tuesday and was also arrested on the same day.
He explained that the unfortunate incident occurred during a minor misunderstanding in relation to funds from the gas business the deceased entrusted her with.
Oyeyemi also said that the suspect who was engaged to be married to Dauda in December claimed that he assaulted her before sending her away and she only returned to the house by the invitation of the mother of deceased who promised to intervene in the issue.
“She stated that immediately she got home, her fiance descended on her, beat her mercilessly and broke a bottle with which he threatened to stab her.
“She admitted that it was then she took a kitchen knife and stabbed him on the rib,” he said.
Dauda who was rapidly losing blood was taken to Igbeba Divisional Police Post in Ijebu-Ode, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
The policemen then rushed Dauda to Ijebu-Ode General Hospital where he later died on Wednesday, October 19.
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According to the PPRO, the case has been transferred to the Homicide section of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligent Department for further investigation.