Man killed over disagreement on chickens in Epe

The Lagos State Police Command has apprehended two men over the murder of one Gbadamosi Tabra, who was killed in the Epe area of the state.

According to Police authorities, Gbadamosi was killed following a disagreement over the ownership of two chickens.

It was learnt that trouble started after Gbadamosi and three others, Musa Sumaila, Usman Garuba and one Yahaya; had a misunderstanding over the chickens. The argument led to a brawl.

It was learnt that Gbadamosi was injured and was later rushed to the Epe General Hospital where he was declared dead.

Due to the nature of the case, the doctor on duty informed the Divisional Police Officer, Epe Division, who then sent his men to the hospital.

Sumaila and Garuba were said to have been arrested immediately, while Yahaya fled.

Police Public Relations, Ngozi Braide, told PUNCH Metro that efforts were on to arrest Yahaya.
She said, “Around 9pm last Thursday, the DPO Epe received a call from Epe General Hospital that three men brought Tarba to the hospital. They were said to have fought over the ownership of two fowls.

“Tarba died before doctors could even attend to him. Two of the men were arrested while the third, one Yahaya, escaped. The matter will be transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department, Yaba for further investigation.”

Credit: Eniola Akinkuotu/Punch


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