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Man loses his life after trying to settle fight with rivals over girlfriend

A 25-year-old resident of Lagos, identified as Muhammed Obadimeji, was stabbed to death after trying to settle fight between two guys who were fighting over a teenage girl in the Dopemu area of Lagos.

It was reported that, the rivals, Ayodele and Babashola had an heated clash over their girlfriend Barak. while Ayodele who had a sharp object with him stabbed obadimeji when he tried separating them.

According to an eyewitness,”The boyfriends were fighting over the girl and the person who came to separate them was killed. One of them stabbed the person, who wanted to separate them and the injury led to his death. The man knew nothing about the fight; he wasn’t the one in a relationship with the girl; he just intervened to stop the fight and that was it.

“The girl is a teenager and somebody was killed because of her. The police have arrested the two rival men and the girl. All of them are in the police station.”

The Lagos state police Public Relations Officer, Bala Elkana, confirmed the arrest of the suspect and the corpse of the deceased has been deposited in the Yaba General Hospital’s mortuary, for autopsy.

He said,”On Sunday, August 9, 2020, around 1.30pm, information was received from a good Samaritan that one Eniola Ayodele, 28, was fighting with Kayode Babashola, 31, over a girl, Barakat Wasiu, all of who stay in the same address on Momodu Street, Orile-Agege.

Obadimeji was rushed to Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Ikeja for medical treatment and died in the process of being treated.

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