- A Leicester City fan stabbed a Chelsea fan in Niger state
- The accused stabbed the victim because of a N500 bet
There was commotion in Niger state when a 28 year old man stabbed and injured his friend, Aliyu Saidu while they were watching Chelsea's 3 - 0 win over Leicester City.
According to a witness who spoke to the Daily Trust, A incident happened on a viewing cenre at Unguwar Hausawa area in Madalla, Niger State.
The witness happened when Nasiru Yahaya, the accused and a Leicester City fan refused to give the victim the N500 he owed him after betting on his team to win.
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The argument resulted into a fight and the accused allegedly ran to a nearby shop, carried a bottle, broke it and stabbed his friend on his hands and back.
Thereafter, the accused fled the scene when other fans tried to stop him from killing his friend but he was later arrested by vigilantes and handed over to the police.
He added that the injured victim was taken to clinic in the area for treatment. A member of a vigilante, speaking on the condition of anonymity confirmed the incident.
The family of the accused went to the police station along with the family of the victim to resolve the matter after the accused had accepted to foot the bill of the injured man.