A man who stabbed his close friend to death during an argument in Ogun State has been arrested.
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It was gathered that Tella was arrested by policemen attached to the Onipanu Division of the command after another friend reported the case to the Divisional Police Officer (DPO), in charge of the division.
Punch reports that Tella and Abdulkareem had engaged in a hot argument which later degenerated into a fight that saw the suspect stab the deceased on the neck with a broken bottle.
Abdulkareem was said to have given up the ghost after he was rushed to a private hospital in the area after he had lost a lot of blood.
The State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Muyiwa Adejobi, confirmed the incident, saying the police has commenced investigations into the murder and the suspect would soon be charged to court at its conclusion.
“The CP has directed the Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of the Department of Criminal Investigation and Intelligence, Eleweran Abeokuta, to take up the matter,” Adejobi said in a statement.