9th August, 2022
By Deborah Akpede
A 35-year-old man, Kamalideen Raji, has been arrested for allegedly stabbing a lottery manager to death over debts in Badagry area of Lagos.
The spokesperson for Lagos Police Command, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, confirmed the arrest in a statement on Tuesday in Lagos.
Hundeyin said that the suspect, who allegedly murdered a manager of a lottery centre over some misunderstandings, was arrested by some officers from Area K of the command.
“The suspect, who was arrested at about 11:30 a.m., on Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022; stabbed his victim, a manager of a lottery centre, twice in the neck over a disagreement about unpaid debts.
“The victim was rushed to the Badagry General Hospital for medical attention but later gave up the ghost.”
He said that the state Commissioner of Police, CP Abiodun Alabi, had directed that the case be transferred to the State Criminal Investigations Department, Panti, for further investigations and prosecution.