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Ogun man kills neigbour over cheating allegations


A shuttle bus driver, Philip Fiama, residing at Sobande Close, Alagbole, Ajuwon in Ogun state, was reportedly stabbed to death on Sunday at approximately 6:30 pm, after confronting a co-tenant, Ikem Chika Emmanuel, over allegations of an illicit relationship with his wife.

The confrontation escalated into a physical altercation, leading to the fatal stabbing of Fiama.
The unfortunate incident occurred within the vicinity, and Fiama succumbed to his injuries while being rushed to a nearby hospital.

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The prime suspect, Emmanuel, is reported to have fled to an unknown location.

Confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the Ogun State Police Command, SP Omolola Odutola, stated, “The incident happened on Sunday, January 7th. A landlord from Sobande Close, Alagbole, Ajuwon, at around 8 pm on that day, came to report that one Philip Fiama, a tenant, accused Ikem Chika Emmanuel, another tenant, of having sexual intercourse with his wife.”

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Odutola further explained, “This was reported to have led to a fight during which Ikem Chika Emmanuel stabbed Fiama on the chest. The deceased was said to have been confirmed dead in Tamara Hospital.”

Emphasizing the gravity of the situation, Odutola added, “The suspect has escaped to an unknown destination, and the case has been transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department, Ogun State Police Command headquarters, Eleweran, Abeokuta, for discreet investigation. The police are also on the trail of the fleeing suspect.”

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