A 27-year-old man, Sani Sule, has been confirmed dead in Tabon-tabon, Agege area of Lagos, after he was stabbed to death while trying to separate two people fighting around his house.
A police source said one Kamilu Abdulahi, on September 13, went to the station and reported that while he was trying to separate two unidentified persons fighting by the roadside, one of the fighters brought out a knife and mistakenly stabbed his brother, who was with him at the time, on the neck.
He said sympathisers assisted to rush the victim to the Orile-Agege General Hospital, where he gave up the ghost.
Confirming the incident, the Lagos State Police Command Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Benjamin Hundeyin said: “The two unknown fighters disappeared from the scene during the pandemonium. The deceased has been buried in Agege in accordance with Islamic rites.
“Efforts are on to identify the fleeing suspects,” Hundeyin said.