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Man In Lands In Police Net For Allowing Anger To Get The Best Of Him

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Man In Lands In Police Net For Allowing Anger To Get The Best Of Him

The Lagos Police Command has arrested a car wash operator, Sheriff Balogun, for allegedly killing his neighbour.

The 35 year old allegedly committed the offence at his 32, Ola Street, Itire, home in Itire-Ikate Local Council Development Area of Lagos State.

The incident occurred on Saturday around 1:30am.

It was learnt that Balogun and his neighbour, Peter Elebo, engaged in a brawl over the time to close their compound gate.

Balogun allegedly pushed Elebo, who started vomiting blood and died on the spot.

The late Elebo’s daughter, Faith, reported the incident at the Itire Police Station around 7:20am.

The officers arrested the suspect.

Police spokesman Bala Elkana, a Deputy Superintendent (DSP), said the suspect was arrested and transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID), Yaba, Lagos for further investigation and prosecution.

Elkana said:

“On Saturday, around 7:20am, one Faith Elebo of 32, Ola Street reported at the Itire Police Station that at about 1:30am, Sheriff Balogun, 35, who lives in the same compound with them, fought with her father, Peter Elebo, over when to close their compound gate.

“Balogun pushed down Elebo, who started vomiting blood and died on the spot. Homicide detectives led by the Divisional Police Officer, Itire, Barkfur Kromkyes, a Superintendent (SP), visited the scene. The body was evacuated to the mortuary for autopsy. The suspect was arrested and transferred to the SCID for discreet investigation and prosecution.”



  1. Judith Okeke

    January 13, 2020 at 5:42 AM

    too bad u allowed d devil to use you

  2. Metu Nyetu

    January 13, 2020 at 5:55 AM

    SEE HOW THIS YOUNG MAN JUST GOT a murder wrap around his neck! You never know who is only seconds away from his grave, and looking for some unfortunate man to make a villain. This is the major reason to earnestly avoid picking up fights with anybody, no matter how healthy they may seem.

    THIS SAME THING HAD also happened to a friend of mine, who intervened between a husband-and-wife fight. He just pushed the man away from his wife and the man fell down and died there. It was even the wife that reported my friend to the police.

    I EQUALLY RECALL the day I thought I had entered, when a SARS officer in plain clothes forgot he was not in his uniform, and intentionally broke the windscreen of my car just because we had a disagreement. Anthony Joshua promptly took me over before I knew it, and the man was falling like a tree before I could caution the A. J. in me. I am just glad the man did not die there, for I thought he was going to.

    • KY

      January 13, 2020 at 7:19 AM

      God really saved you. some people are walking dead here in Nigeria, one has to be careful not to commit the kind of mind d pictured here committed

      • Metu Nyetu

        January 14, 2020 at 5:40 AM


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