A Lagos resident, identified as Segun Mopoderun, has been arrested by the Nigerian police for killing his neighbour during an argument.
The victim, Opasanwo Gbenga, met his death after a bowl of hot water was poured on him by Segun who lives in Ogba-Aguda, Agege area of the state.
The incident was confirmed by the Spokesperson for Lagos State Police, Bala Elkana, who revealed that the victim died after being rushed to the hospital.
“On 16/11/19 at about 0630hrs, one Segun Mopoderun, 54-year-old, of No 3, allegedly poured hot water on one Oposanwo Gbenga, 58-year-old, during an altercation between them,” Elkana said.
“The victim was rushed to hospital for treatment where he later died. The corpse was deposited at Ikorodu General Hospital Mortuary for autopsy.
“The suspect has been arrested by homicide detectives from the State Criminal Investigation Department, Yaba.”