Man Kills Friend ‘Over Sim Card’


A man has murdered his friend during a fight that ensured over a phone sim card. It was gathered that the deceased, Mark Ogbe had requested his friend, Seun Efundiya, to borrow him a sim card. Efundiya declined, which resulted in a fight. It was further said that Efundiya stabbed his friend with a broken battle, leading to his death.

“The deceased and the accused had engaged in a fight because the accused had refused to lend Ogbe a sim card.

“In the process, Efundiya stabbed Ogbe with a broken bottle that made him to bleed to death,” said a police prosecutor ASP Clara Olagbayi during Efundiya’s arraignment before the Ebute Meta Magistrates’ Court, Lagos on Wednesday.

Clara added that the incident happened on April 14 on Olukusi Street., off Palace Road, Ijede in Ikorodu, Lagos state.

The magistrate, O.A. Olagbende remanded the accused at the Ikoyi Prisons pending an outcome of legal advice from the Lagos State Director of Public Prosecutions (DPPs).

She adjourned the case until June 4 for mention.

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