The Ogun police command has arrested a 35 yr old man, Habeeb Kasali for killing 32 yr old Bamidele Johnson on the suspicion that the deceased was sleeping with his wife.
A statement by the state Police Pubic Relations Officer, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi made available to newsmen said the suspect was arrested following an information received by the police at Igbesa Divisional Headquarters from a relation of the deceased.
Oyeyemi added, “He informed the police that fight ensued between the suspect and the deceased at Totowu area when the suspect confronted the deceased of having an affair with his wife despite several warning from him.
“In the process, the suspect used scissors to stab the deceased severally on his chest, eye and neck as a result of which the deceased lost his consciousness.
“He was immediately rushed to CREST hospital at Isuti road Egan in Lagos where he was confirmed being brought in dead by the doctor.
“Having realized that the victim has died, the suspect took to his heels, but the DPO Igbesa Divisional Headquarters SP Abayomi Adeniji, quickly despatched his detectives to go after him and he was eventually arrested from where he ran to.
The corpse of the deceased has been deposited to Ota General Hospital mortuary for autopsy.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police CP Kenneth Ebrimson, has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to homicide section of the state criminal investigation and intelligence department for further investigation and prosecution.