Oct 6, 2016 – Man Stabs In Law To Death In Benin City Edo State For Banning Him From Smoking In His Room
A serial smoker has been arrested in Benin city for allegedly killing his in law.
According to police prosecutor in charge of the murder case, Oluwaseun Olatoye, the suspect Lucky Igbineyi reportedly stabbed Blessing Obazee to death with a kitchen knife after the victim barred him from smoking in his room at No 4 Enoruwa Street off Upper Sakponba Road in Benin city Edo state on Saturday the 3rd of September 2016.
The prosecutor said on the ill fated day, the deceased refused to share his cigarette with the accused and when the accused went out to buy his own cigarette, he was barred from smoking in the room.
This resulted in a physical fight. The accused later rushed out to get a kitchen knife and stabbed Obazee to death in his own room.
He fled the scene and was arrested two days after.
The 21-year-old accused was today ordered remanded at Oko Medium Security Prison in Benin pending the advice of the Director of Public Prosecutions.
The murder case will come up for hearing on the 18th of November at anEvboriaria Magistrates’ Court in Benin.