ASP Stabbed to Death, Three Injured as Navy, Police  Clash in Lagos


Rebecca Ejifoma

An Assistant Superintendent of Police, Abion Hezikel, has been allegedly stabbed to death during a clash with the four Naval ratings in the Satellite area of Lagos State.

Following his death, two Naval ratings, Onyekachi Egwumain, 27 and Ebubechukwu Growth, 28, were arrested. The other two erring ratings attached to the Nigerian Navy Central Pay office, Apapa are said to be on the run.

It was learnt that an argument erupted during the traffic-related issue with the Naval ratings and snowballed into a fracas.

This was said to have left three passers-by injured from stab wounds by the Naval ratings who were said to have used their jackknifes.

In his reaction, the State Police Spokesman, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, confirmed that the case was under investigation and has been transferred to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence  Department (SCIID), Panti, Yaba Lagos.

While he noted that the deceased has been deposited at a public morgue in…

Source: Thisday Newspaper