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Ram owner stabbed to death over N4,000 bet

Joy Anyim

A ram owner was, on Sunday, stabbed to death after he had picked a fight with another ram owner he had lost N4,000 to in a bet.

The deceased, whose identify was simply given as Yusuf, had reportedly taken his ram for a fight with another ram owned by a man known as Tiny, at the Isawo area of Ikorodu in Lagos State.

The deceased and Tiny had reportedly placed a bet of N4,000 each for the ram fight. However, Yusuf’s ram was knocked out and he lost his money to Tiny.

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Out of anger, Yusuf reportedly picked a fight with his opponent. Tiny allegedly stabbed him with a knife resulting in Yussuf’s death.

Lagos Police Public Relations Officer, Elkana Bala, a Deputy Superintendent of Police, confirmed the incident.

Bala said, “The suspect has been arrested and he will be charged to court for murder.”