Man stabbed to death while attempting to settle fight in Lagos bar
30-year-old Aminu Yusuf, was stabbed to death while trying to make peace during a fight between two customers in a bar around Volks, in the Ojo Local Government Area of Lagos State.
It was gathered that one Jones Ogelejeme and a yet-to-be identified man were drinking at the bar when an argument ensued between the two men and degenerated into a fight, prompting Yusuf, who was also at the scene, to intervene.
29-year-old Ogelejeme was said to have thought he wanted to join forces with his opponent, as he allegedly used a sharp object to stab Yusuf in the neck.
Some good Samaritans at the bar reportedly rushed him to a hospital, where he was confirmed dead.
According to PUNCH, a source said the incident happened around 11pm last Thursday.
He said, “Jones Ogelejeme stabbed Aminu Yusuf in the neck. He (Yusuf) was rushed to the Trust in God Hospital, in the Ira area of Ojo, for quick medical treatment; he later died.”
Angry mob were said to have descended on Ogelejeme and beat him to a stupor.
“He was also injured and rushed to a hospital, but he did not die. The person that died was the peacemaker,” another source added.
The case was reportedly transferred to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Yaba, for discreet investigation.