MAN DIES AFTER FIGHTING WITH TWO WOMEN AT A BAR IN IKOTU
Police in Lagos have arrested two women over the death of one Osita Anwuanwu, 64, The Nation Newspaper reports.
The deceased was said to have slumped and died during an altercation with a lady friend Juliet Eguebor, 35.
The squabble took place at a bar owned by Eguebor’s friend Ngozi Emezue, 38.
Police said the incident occurred on April 8, around 8:45pm, at Arida area of Ikotun.
A statement by police spokesman, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, said the man’s daughter, Linda Anwuanwu, a resident of Temitope street, off Governor Road, Ikotun, reported to the police at Ikotun Division that she was informed that her father was lying down in a bar at Arida after he had a misunderstanding with the women.
“The police operatives at Ikotun Division raced to the scene and rescued the deceased to the General Hospital, Igando where he was certified dead.”
“According to preliminary investigation by the police, the deceased had gone to check his lady friend, Juliet, who he had not seen for some time, at Ngozi’s bar, where he engaged the duo in a hot argument and physical assault before he slumped.”
“The two suspects have been transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti, Yaba for proper investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of Mr Osita Anwuanwu,” he said.