A man identified as Segun Afuye has been beaten to death by an angry mob for allegedly stabbing his friend, Elewure Sodiq to death.
The said friend was alleged to be secretly sleeping with Segun’s girl friend. The incident occurred in Oshodi, Lagos State on Wednesday March 24.
According to eyewitnesses, Segun, 35, confronted Sodiq at a bar in the area for sleeping with his girlfriend Kafayat, and then stabbed him on the neck with a broken bottle. Sodiq was said to have died on the spot.
This angered the crowd which gathered, leading to him being beaten seriously.
NIGERIAN DEFENDER further learnt that Segun died before police officers who were called in to restore order in the area could arrive.