A shoemaker, Sikiru Owolabi has reportedly killed a 48-year-old son of his landlord, Bolanle Adilewa in Akure, the Ondo State capital.
The suspect was alleged to have stabbed the victim during the fight that ensued between them.
According to the eyewitness account “As they were fighting, the shoemaker took a broken bottle and stabbed him (Adinlewa). He later gave up the ghost on the way to the hospital.
When Contacted, the state police spokesperson, Funmi Odunlami said the incident happened during a free for all between the duo.
Odunlami who said that the alleged killer was already in police custody added that the matter had been transferred to the Criminal Investigative Department of the police command for further investigation.
She said that “The suspect is in our custody, he said he acted on self-defence when the deceased took an object to attack him while they were fighting. We have transferred the case to the SCID for further investigation.” She concluded.