A man identified as Alamu Aperin has been arrested by the Ogun State Police for murdering a man who was allegedly dating his girlfriend.
The Ogun State Commissioner of Police, Lanre Bankole informed newsmen on Thursday that the incident occurred on Apr 17.
The suspect reportedly accosted the victim, Joshua Alao and accused him of dating his girlfriend Omolaso.
A fight subsequently ensued between the duo which led to the deceased being stabbed on the right side of his chest. He was later rushed to the hospital where he died.
One Benjamin Ojoloko reported the incident at Imeko divisional headquarters which led to the arrest of the suspect.
Ojoloko said: “one Alamu Aperin Adekanbi accosted one Joshua Alao and accused him of dating his girlfriend, simply identified as Omolaso.
“Fight thereafter ensued between the duo, consequent upon which Alamu Aperin stabbed Joshua on the right side of his chest.
“the victim was rushed to the hospital but gave up the ghost while receiving treatment. The suspect was subsequently arrested.”