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Drama As Middle-Aged Painter Stabs Man With Knife At A Radio House In Abuja (Photos)

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A middle aged man identified as Boniface Abba fatally attacked a man with a knife in front of Human Rights Radio and Television, Kaura district in Abuja today Thursday 31st January, 2019. It was gathered that the attacker who claims to be a painter and resides at Gosa, along airport road in Abuja said he came to Human Rights radio to lay complain.

However it was gathered that Boniface had been coming to Human rights radio for the past four days but because of his unruly manners security officials attached to human rights radio and television barred him from gaining access to the premises. The victim has been taken to the hospital as the attacker Mr.Boniface Abba has been handed over to the police for further investigation.

If you may recall,  The police in Ogun State have arrested an Abuja-based computer engineer, Oladeji Hamzat, for allegedly stabbing his childhood friend, identified simply as Bayo, to death. The violence followed an altercation that reportedly ensued between them at a bar – Hummes – in Agbado, in the Ifo Local Government Area of the state.

PUNCH Metro learnt that the duo and others were celebrating with a friend, identified only as Owoseni, who was marking his birthday at the bar around 10pm on Friday. It was gathered that Hamzat arrived late at the event and greeted friends he met at the bar one after another. After some minutes, Bayo was said to have confronted him for not according him the regard he gave other friends.

In the ensuing fight, Hamzat allegedly stabbed Bayo in the neck, throwing the bar into a commotion. Our correspondent gathered that the victim was rushed to three hospitals before he gave up the ghost at the Ifako-Ijaiye General Hospital, Lagos. A team from the Agbado Police Division, led by the Divisional Police Officer, CSP Sunday Omonijo, responded to a distress call from the bar and arrested Hamzat.

A police source told PUNCH Metro that eyewitness’ accounts showed that the violence stemmed from an argument over greetings. “Bayo and other friends were at the bar when Hamzat arrived. He (Hamzat) greeted other friends. While the birthday celebration was on, Bayo challenged him that he shunned him when he arrived at the bar. That led to the disagreement and he stabbed Bayo with a broken bottle. Their relatives said they were childhood friends,” the source said.

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