Welder stabs friend to death during a fight in Kogi State

The Kogi State Police Command has arrested a 32-year-old welder named Murtala Dare for allegedly stabbing his friend to death during a fight.

Dare who was arrested at a hideout in the early hours of Monday 17th August, allegedly killed his friend, Lukman at Jackies area in Lokoja at about 9pm on Sunday 16th August.

According to reports, the welder got into a fight with the deceased following after an argument.

Dare however overpowered the deceased, smashed him to the ground and brought out a knife which he used to stab him to death.

After committing the murder, he ran away before the police officers who were called in arrived.

According to the Spokesperson of the Kogi State Police Command, William, investigation into the incident had commenced and the suspect would be charged to court soon.