Benjamin Sunday, an 18-year-old student has stabbed his senior in school, Mayowa Akinoye to death, during a tussle over ladies.
Sunday, who was said to have returned from the Afrika Shrine on Sunday night when the incident occurred, is facing murder charges before a Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja.
Adigun was stabbed by the teenager, who resides at 4 Haruna Street, Ifako area of Lagos, with a broken bottle after an argument ensued between the pair when a lady abused the defendant and the deceased supported her.
“The problem started on Friday 31/05/2013 at Africa Shrine. When I was leaving at 5am, I saw Mayowa Akinoye (deceased) who was my senior in school with six girls. They were also at the shrine and about to go as well. So we all left.
“One of Mayowa’s girls started abusing me and I also abused her. Instead of Mayowa to ask the girl to stop abusing me, he shouted at me and I refused to stop as well. The next thing, Mayowa gave me a blow and we started a fight,” the statement made available by the police reads.
Sunday, was reported to have appeared in court without any form of remorse is facing a one-count of murder of the young man whose corpse was found on the decking of a building.
Mr Akin George, the state counsel, confirmed that the offence contravened Section 221 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State 2011 and Justice Ipaye, after listening to the witness, adjourned the case to November 19 for continuation of trial.
The police were recently credited with the murder of a 21-year-old undergraduate of Imo State Polytechnic, Imo state.
Culled from: https://www.naij.com/604704-teenager-stabs-senior-death-shocking-reason.html