A 29-year-old shop-owner, Ekanem Enodan, has been arrested by police in Lagos State for allegedly killing a commercial motorcyclist, Goddonu Nicolas, during an altercation over a N50 bottle water in Oke-Ira in the Ogba area of the state. Nicolas, 46, collected the bottle water from Enodan’s shop on Ajayi Road, Oke-Ira without permission, the suspect immediately collected the bottle water and hit it on victim’s chest.
The victim fell and became unconscious, after which he was rushed to the Ifako-Ijaiye General Hospital, where he was confirmed dead. The matter was reported at the Pen-Cinema Police Division and Enodan was arrested.
The case had been transferred from the division to the State Department of Criminal Investigation, Yaba. The Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, SP Dolapo Badmos, confirmed the incident.