Mushin area of Lagos State has been thrown into tension as a factory worker Toheeb Kilani stabbed his colleague, Emmanuel Ojo, to death during an argument over N300 in the Mushin area of Lagos State.
Sources claimed that the suspect has immediately gone into hiding after the incident.
The suspect and the victim were said to be returning from somewhere when they boarded a motorcycle to Kilani’s residence on Asabi Street, Mushin.
” After the motorcyclist conveyed Ojo and Kilani to the destination, he received payments from the friends and gave them N300 change to share between themselves.
“In the process of sharing the money, it caused an argument that degenerated into a fight. During the scuffle, Kilani brought out a cutter and allegedly used it to stab Ojo in the neck. After perpetrating the crime, Kilani fled the scene, abandoning the victim, who was unconscious and bleeding on the ground.” A source claimed.
Some good Samaritans were said to have rushed Ojo to a nearby hospital where the doctor on duty declared him dead on arrival.
Ojo’s corpse was later handed over to policemen from the Olosan police station.
The Police Public Relation Officer(PPRO) for Lagos State Command, Benjamin Hundenyin(SP) while confirming the incident said efforts were on to arrest the fleeing suspect.
He said, “The incident happened around 1pm at Ashabi Street, Mushin, where a fight broke out between Toheeb Kilani and 20-years-old, Emmanuel Ojo.
“They had a misunderstanding and Kilani stabbed Ojo with an object and he collapsed. Ojo was rushed to the general hospital where he was confirmed dead by the doctor on duty.