A young man identified simply as Inawo has been stabbed to death after violent fights broke out between commercial motorcyclists and hoodlums in Lagos.
It was gathered that the incident happened at Abesan Estate in the Baruwa/Gate area of Ipaja on Monday morning, April 4.
The incident is confirmed in a statement by the spokesperson of the State Police Command, Benjamin Hundeyin.
He stated that the suspected killer had been arrested while an investigation is ongoing to ascertain what caused the clash.
According to a witness, the deceased had tried to intervene during an altercation between the Okada rider and pregnant passenger only for the suspect to stab him with a knife.
The witness narrated on Twitter:
“Bike man had an altercation with his pax (pregnant woman). Woman slapped him and he punched the woman’s mouth (o for Le nu)… The ticketer…a.k.a Inawo… Intervened like what’s your problem… Bike man stabbed Inawo with him”