Four members of the Oodua People’s Congress(OPC) have been apprehended for allegedly beating and stabbing a 35-year-old man, identified as Tochukwu Chidi, to death in the Bariga area of Lagos State.
NEWSNAIJA learned that Chidi had an argument with the OPC men, which disintegrated into a fight, and in the process, the OPC members allegedly stabbed him to death.
Muyiwa Adejobi, the state Police Public Relations Officer in a statement on Sunday said that operatives attached to the Bariga Police Division arrested the OPC members, who allegedly stabbed Chidi, 35, to death after an argument with them on Temple Street, Bariga.
The PPRO stated, “The suspects attacked the deceased and inflicted injuries on him. He was rushed to the General Hospital, Bariga, for treatment but he was declared dead by a medical doctor.
“The suspects are Sunday Onilede, 35; Azan Razak, 35; Abdullahi Ibrahim, 29; and Fatai Taiwo, 40. The state Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, has condemned the act and directed that the matter be transferred to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Panti, Yaba for proper investigation and prosecution.”