Man Beats, Stabs Neighbor Over Wife Infidelity

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A man, Akanbi Shittu has been remanded in prison for beating his neighbour mercilessly in the Kosofe area of Lagos for attempting to borrow his wife money. Shittu, 41, was said to have warned Kayode Koledowo to stop giving his wife any gift. According to the report, Akanbi returned home early from work only to find his wife in Koledowo’s apartment which led to the fight between both men. The wife claimed she wanted to lend some money from him, when her husband got back and found her in Koledowo’s house. However, Akanbi stabbed the victim on his hand, resulting to loss of blood. The victim had reported the case to the police on October 23, the day the incident happened. Akanbi was arraigned before the Ogba Magistrates Court on Monday where he confessed to the crime. He blamed his high temper, jealousy behavior and the devil for his actions. Consequently, the Magistrate, W.A Salami, remanded the accused in Prison, pending sentence at the next date of adjournment, January 31, 2019.
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