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Artisan Stabs Friend to Death in Kogi


By Olawale Ibrahim , Lokoja

It was a tragic end for a young and promising Furniture maker, Lukman Kabiru on Sunday night at a popular drinking spot in Lokoja, Kogi State capital when a wielder, Dare Murtala allegedly stabbed him to death during a misunderstanding.

The untimely death of Kabiru immediately sent the whole area into pandemonium as nightcrawlers ran for safety.

The incident occurred at about 11.30 pm when Dare was said to have stabbed Lukeman in the neck and he died instantly.

Sources hinted that Dare and Lukeman were friends and neighbors, that owned shops opposite the notorious drinking spot where call girls used the behind for short time.

Dare was alleged to be a penchant for collecting fee for the use of the open space for a short time.

The fight that led to the untimely death of the promising young man made the people to continue to wonder what the duo could have been doing around there business premises at that hour of the night.

The Kogi State Police Public Relations Officer,  Mr.  William Ayah who confirmed the incident,  said the suspected was arrested by the police at his hideouts at the back of Total Filling Station.

According to him, investigation into the matter is on, said he is in police custody





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