fought each other to death on Sunday morning at a popular night club on Pen
Crescent, Apapa area of Lagos over a girlfriend.
to the club with his girlfriend who was donned in a military outfit.
the club stopped the lady and challenged her for wearing a camouflage despite
not being a military officer.
why they would question his girlfriend in his presence and an argument ensued.
dispute, further fuelled the fight by slapping the soldier’s girlfriend for
soldier was angry and went after the naval officer. He stabbed him with a
jackknife and he died on the spot.” An eye witness told Punch newspaper.
situation, mobilized to the scene, pounced on Hilary, and beat him to a pulp in
soldier gave up in their hands.
Relations Officer, ASP Lelma Kolle, said “Yes, the incident happened. Actually,
two people died. We received a distress call from someone that there was a
situation at the club and we instantly rushed to the scene. We were able to
bring the situation under control and prevent further loss of lives. It was
just unfortunate that by the time we got there, the two officers had died. But
the police arrested two military officers in connection with the incident.”
the State Criminal Investigation Department, Yaba, and the corpses of the slain
officers, deposited in the mortuary.