A fashion designer, Omowumi Oyapitan has been apprehended by the Ogun State Police for allegedly stabbing a man to death.
DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, spokesperson of the state Command said that the arrest was made after a report was received from Stephen Udo the managing director of Splendour Guest Inn at Onipanu divisional headquarters.
He stated that an argument occurred between the deceased identified as Muhammed Ahmed and the fashion designer. The argument became heated and led to Oyapitan breaking a bottle and using it to stab Ahmed in the neck.
He said: “Upon the distress call, the DPO Onipanu Division, CSP Bamidele job, quickly mobilized his men and moved to the scene where the victim was met in the pool of his own blood. The suspect was promptly arrested, while the victim was rushed to state hospital ota, where he was confirmed dead by the doctor on duty.
Preliminary investigation revealed that the victim, who has been in the hotel since Monday 27th of December 2021, was hiding there after stealing the sum of #600,000 belonging to his boss at Hayorlak Hotel where he was working as a bartender.
It was further gathered that he used part of the stolen money to lodge some of his friends and that he had an altercation with one of those he lodged in the hotel because he accused him of stealing part of his money, the accusation led to a hot exchange of words between them.
The suspect, who claimed to know the other boy in their street intervened and the deceased who was not pleased with her intervention gave her a fist blow in the mouth and in retaliation, she broke a bottle and used it to stab the deceased on his neck.”