Kwara police arrest two for allegedly slitting neighbour’s throat

Two individuals, Abdullateef Yakubu and Yakubu Olanrewaju from the Shao Garage area in Ilorin, have been apprehended by the Kwara State Police Command.

According to The PUNCH, they stand accused of allegedly slashing the throat of their neighbor following a disagreement.

It was gathered that the incident happened around past 12:00 am on Monday at Shao Garage area, Ilorin, in Ilorin East Local Government Area of Kwara State.

A source familiar with the matter stated that a brother of the victim, AbdulRazaq Babatunde, who was attracted by the shout of a resident, came out during the hour only to find his younger brother, Abubakar Babatunde, in the pool of his blood bleeding from his slit throat

“He was subsequently rushed to the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital for medical attention”, the source added.

The incident has been confirmed by the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Adetoun Ejire-Adeyemi.

Ejire-Adeyemi stated that the incident had been reported and that two individuals were arrested in connection to it.

“The needful will be done as soon as we have concluded our findings”, she said.


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