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Two nabbed over alleged slitting of neighbour’s throat

The Kwara State Police Command has arrested two suspects identified as Abdullateef Yakubu and Yakubu Olanrewaju of Shao Garage area, Ilorin, for allegedly slitting the throat of a neighbour over a disagreement.

PUNCH Metro learnt that the incident occurred around past 12:00 am on Monday at Shao Garage area, Ilorin, in Ilorin East Local Government Area of Kwara State.

A source familiar with the matter told our correspondent that a brother of the victim, AbdulRazaq Babatunde, who was attracted by the shout of a resident, came out during the hour only to find his younger brother, Abubakar Babatunde, in the pool of his blood bleeding from his slit throat.

“He was subsequently rushed to the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital for medical attention”, the source added.

When contacted by our correspondent, the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Adetoun Ejire-Adeyemi, confirmed the incident.

She said the incident was reported while two people were arrested over the incident.

“The needful will be done as soon as we have concluded our findings”, she said.


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