Life was snuffed out of a 25-year-old man yesterday, at Ishawo area of Lagos, during a fight over the winner of ram betting.
Youths in some parts of the country engage in ram betting, whereby two rams are made to fight, at the end of which owner of the winning ram goes home with the amount placed as bet.
Vanguard gathered that things went sour yesterday, following accusation of cheat on one of the parties. This resulted in a verbal confrontation between the deceased, Yusuf Isiaka and one Segun Banji.
It degenerated into a fight during which the latter was alleged to have stabbed the former in the left side of his chest, resulting to his death. Read more