Tenant Kills Husband Who Accused Him Of Sleeping With His Wife

A bus driver, Philip Fiama, has been stabbed to death by a co-tenant, Ikem Emmanuel, who he accused of having an affair with his wife in Ifo Local Government Area of Ogun State. The development has been confirmed by the spokesperson of the Ogun State Police Command, Omolola Odutola.

According to available information, the incident occurred on January 7, 2024 at about 6:30pm at the house where Fiama and Emmanuel live at Sobande Close, Alagbole, Ajuwon, Ogun State.

Fiama, an indigene of Adamawa State, reportedly accosted Emmanuel with the accusation of having an affair with his wife, which led to a fight. Emmanuel stabbed Fiama to death during the fight. Omolola Odutola, a Superintendent of Police, said on Friday: “The incident happened on Sunday, January 7.

According to her words; “A landlord from Sobande Close, Alagbole, Ajuwon, at around 8pm on that day came to report that one Philip Fiama, a tenant, accused Ikem Chika Emmanuel, another tenant, of sleeping with his (Fiama’s) wife.

“This was reported to have led to a fight when Ikem Chika Emmanuel stabbed Fiama in the chest. The deceased was said to have been confirmed dead in one Tamara Hospital.

“The suspect has escaped to an unknown destination and the case has been transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department, Ogun State Police Command headquarters, Eleweran, Abeokuta, for discreet investigation. The police are also on the trail of the fleeing suspect,” she stated.

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