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Man Kills Friend Over N100 Debt In Lagos




A disagreement between two friends over one hundred naira debt has resulted in one of them being stabbed to death.

Our correspondent gathered that the incident occurred at about 11.00 pm Wednesday at Whitesand area of Badia, a slum in Apapa-Iganmu Council area of Lagos.

The deceased, identified simply as White London was said to be indebted to his killer friend named Emma, in the sum of N 1, 100.00 (One Thousand, One Hundred Naira) with a promise to pay back within a week.

Emma, who is an attendant in a film house/brothel located in the area, according to witness, was given the sum of N1,000, leaving behind a balance of N100.

Emma it was learnt insisted on collecting the N100 balance immediately, as all appeal for a later date fell on his deaf ears.

According to witness, a scuffle ensued in the process, which forced him (White London) to dash for a bottle, broke it and stabbed his creditor on the head.

“Socked in his pool of blood, Emma also picked a bottle and succeeded in stabbing While London on his neck. In fact, the bottle penetrated deep into the neck and we saw some white things inside. Due to the enormity of blood that rush out uncontrollably, he died at the spot”, the source disclosed.

Effort to get the comment of the police public relations officer Bala Elkana, a Deputy Superintendent of Police on the matter was unsuccessful as he did not pick his calls.