The command of the Nigeria Police Force in Lagos State has arrested two men who fought dirty over a woman, in the process killed a man who tried to calm the situation.
It is understood that Eniola Ayodele and Kayode Babashola engaged in a battle over their woman friend whose name is given as Barakat Wasiu.
Their fight, however, resulted in big trouble after a peacemaker identified as Muhammed Obadimeji was stabbed in the process.
It was reported that Obadimeji was stabbed with a sharp object while trying to make peace between the two love birds who were fighting over their girlfriend who resides in Dopemu area of Lagos State.
According to reports, the Oladimejo died at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital in Ikeja where he was rushed to for medical treatment.
Giving an updates on the incident, an eyewitness (name withheld) said; “The boyfriends were fighting over the girl and the person who came to separate them was killed. One of them stabbed the person, who wanted to separate them and the injury led to his death.
The man knew nothing about the fight; he wasn’t the one in a relationship with the girl; he just intervened to stop the fight and that was it.”
He added, “The girl is a teenager and somebody was killed because of her. The police have arrested the two rival men and the girl. All of them are in the police station.”
On his part, while confirming the incident, Lagos state police spokesperson, Bala Elkana noted that policemen have arrested the three suspects while the deceased’s remain has been deposited in the Yaba General Hospital’s mortuary for autopsy.
Bala added that the suspects have been transferred to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Panti, Yaba, for further investigation.
“On Sunday, August 9, 2020, around 1.30pm, information was received from a good Samaritan that one Eniola Ayodele, 28, was fighting with Kayode Babashola, 31, over a girl, Barakat Wasiu, all of who stay in the same address on Momodu Street, Orile-Agege,” he said.
The SP added, “During the fight, Eniola Ayodele allegedly used a sharp object to stab one Muhammed Obadimeji, 25, who was said to have come to separate them, in the chest.
The peacemaker was rushed to the LASUTH in Ikeja for treatment and later died.
“A team of policemen was mobilised to the scene of the incident, where Ayodele, Babashola and Barakat Wasiu were all arrested and brought to the station.
Obadimeji’s corpse has been deposited in the mortuary of the General Hospital in Yaba for autopsy.
Investigation is in progress and the case has been transferred to the SCIID, Panti, Yaba, for further action.”