Transport Worker Stabs Colleague To Death In Lagos

A Lagos State transport worker, identified as Ibrahim Yahaya, has allegedly stabbed his colleague, Kabiru Abdullahi, to death during an argument at the Kanuri Motor Park, in the Ebute Metta area of the state.

According to reports, Yahaya stabbed his colleague in retaliation after the duo had a heated argument at the park.

The argument was said to have degenerated into a fight and in the process, Kabiru brought out a knife and allegedly stabbed Yahaya’s head.

Following the attack, Yahaya left the scene and quickly sought treatment for himself on Wednesday, February 15, 2023.

After treating himself, Yahaya stormed the park the following day and allegedly used a knife to stab Kabiru in the neck.

In a bid to rescue Kabiru, some people at the scene quickly rushed him to the Ebute General Hospital for treatment but died on the way.

Kabiru’s corpse was said to have been deposited at the Infectious Disease Hospital morgue, Yaba.

Confirming the incident, the state Police Public Relations Officer, Benjamin Hundeyin, said the suspect had been arrested and the investigation is ongoing.

He said: “The police received information on February 16, 2023, around 3.15 pm that on February 15, around 8.30pm, one Kabiru Abdullahi, of Otto Market, Oyingbo, allegedly stabbed one Ibrahim Yahaya of Kanuri Motor Park on his head with a knife during an altercation between them.

“However, the next day, February 16, 2023, around 2.30pm, the said Ibrahim Yahaya, retaliated by stabbing Kabiru in his neck and the victim sustained severe injury. He was rescued and rushed to the general hospital, Ebute Metta where he later died.”

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