Man allegedly kills neighbour over argument in Lagos

Men of the Lagos State Police Command arrested one Segun Mopoderun, 54, for allegedly killing his neighbour by pouring hot water on him after a heated argument at their 3 Iyanu Oluwopo Street off County, Ogba-Aguda Agege residence on the morning of Saturday November 16.

Man allegedly kills neighbour over argument in Lagos
Man allegedly kills neighbour over argument in Lagos

58-year-old Oposanwo Gbenga, the deceased was reported to have died of injuries he sustained as a result of the burn. He died while receiving treatment. His corpse has been deposited at Ikorodu General Hospital Mortuary for autopsy.

Lagos State Police spokesperson, Bala Elkana who confirmed the incident further disclosed that the police also arrested another suspect, a driver for allegedly killing a motorcyclist’s passenger in Surulere on November 13.

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Bala Elkana in a statement said:

A driver of a Black Toyota Camry with registration number Lagos BDG24FL was coming from the National Stadium with top speed inward Masha when he swerved to another lane and hit a motorcyclist and his passenger.

“He also hit two vehicles that were equally coming from Shitta inwards the National stadium. The passenger of the motorcycle died on the spot. He had no means of identification on but there were indications he might be a painter because of stains of different colours of paints on his clothes.

“The corpse was deposited at Randle General Hospital Mortuary, Surulere. The damaged vehicles were removed from the road for VIO inspection. The driver who caused the accident is arrested. Investigation is ongoing, the suspect will be charged to court.”

The suspect will be charged to court by the police after Detectives at the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (SCIID) handling the case concludes its investigation.

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