A cab driver, Sodiq Fatai, has been murdered while he was fighting with a man identified simply as, Asunmo over a Lagos prostitute.
He was stabbed to death with a knife at the White Sand area of Ijora Badia, during a fight over a prostitute. Asunmo had accused Fatai of dating his girlfriend.
According to The Punch, a committee leader said his attention was called to Fatai’s corpse after someone found it abandoned on a heap of refuse.
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He said: "I was told that the two men fought and one stabbed the other to death. The police from the Ijora Badia came to take the corpse away.”
According to The Punch, a police source confirmed that Asunmo and Fatai had a disagreement over a woman. He said: “Asunmo suspected that Fatai was dating his girlfriend and he confronted him. Although the man denied, he attacked and killed him. The woman in question is a prostitute.”
The police public relations officer, Dolapo Badmos, said the suspect had been arrested and the body of the deceased has been deposited in the morgue.
She said: “The corpse has been deposited in the morgue of the Mainland General Hospital. The suspect, who initially escaped, has been arrested.”