On Thursday, April 4, 2019, at about 9.45pm, the Itire Police Station received a distress call that some hoodlums armed with knives attacked one Dr Stephen Urueye ‘m’ a Resident Doctor with LUTH and dispossessed him of his valuables such as handsets.
They equally stabbed him at his right thigh and back with a knife.
The incident happened around Canal Area of Ishaga Road, Idi Araba while the victim was going somewhere with his female friend one Hakeem Habeeb Simbiat Opeyemi, a 200 level Student of Department of Health Education, LASU.
The victim was rushed to LUTH Idi Araba where he eventually died in the early hours of 05/04/2019.
Two suspects namely Gbadebo Jimoh m and Malik Adeboye m were arrested in connection with the case.
CP Zubairu Muazu directed the Deputy Commissioner of Police Panti to take over the investigation.
DSP Bala Elkana
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