Bet shop owner killed in Lagos while settling brawl

A bet shop owner identified as Sulaiman Olamilekan Bakare, has been killed in Lagos while trying to settle a brawl between two of his customers.

Bet shop owner killed in Lagos while settling brawl lailasnews

According to eyewitnesses, Sulaiman Olamilekan Bakare and a yet to be identified person, were thrown down from the balcony, leading to his death. The witness said;

“Two people were fighting in front of Bakare’s shop. The shop is on the first floor of the building.

“Bakare went to settle the fight but unknown to him one of the two persons fighting came with some boys, four of them.

“The five boys threw him and the other person down from the balcony and they both landed on their backs, leaving them in critical conditions.”

He added that both Bakare and the other victim were rushed to the Lagos University Teaching Hospital where the bet shop agent eventually died.

Three suspects have been arrested in relation to the crime and are currently being detained and interrogated at Ayetoro Itele Police Station.

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