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Man stabbed to death during argument with loan shark operators in Ogun

The police in Ogun state have begun an investigation after a man identified simply as Remi was reportedly stabbed to death during an argument between himself and two members of his community in the Ijeun Titun area of Abeokuta South Local Government Area of Ogun State on Saturday, March 23.

Punch reports that some persons identified as Seyi, Ayeke and Bado, suspected to be loan sharks, had come to harass Remi. An argument ensued which degenerated into a fight resulting in Remi being stabbed in the neck. He is said to have lost a lot of blood leading to his death. Upon seeing that Remi had given up the ghost, Seyi and Ayeke were said to have fled the scene of the incident while Bado was apprehended by the community members and handed over to the police.

“Seyi is wanted by the people of Ijeun Titun Community in Abeokuta, Ogun state for conniving with two others to stab Remi, a guy who was harassed by loan company this morning over payment of the loan taken online.

“Seyi and Ayeke held Remi for one Bado to stab him in his neck which led to Remi’s death after the fatal injury and unstoppable bleeding. They both absconded immediately they killed Remi this morning.”a member of the community said anonymously

Confirming the incident, the state’s Police Public Relations Officer, Omolola Odutola, saidan investigation has commenced.

“A case of suspected murder was reported at one of the divisional police stations in Abeokuta. One Remilekun Omotayo was stabbed in the neck by one Owoyemi Idowu over a minor argument on a loan. Investigation has commenced into the matter to ensure justice is served. Anyone found guilty will be punished according to the law” Odutola said.



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