From Maduabuchi Nmeribeh, Kano
Tragedy struck at Sani Giwa street, Sabon Gari in Kano on Tuesday when a teenage boy stabbed his friend to death over arguments on ownership of phone.
Trouble stated when the killer identified as Tochukwu, allegedly stole Solomon’s Cell Phone and refused to release it when Solomon approached him.
Tochukwu who is said to have formed the habit of fighting with dangerous weapons rather elected to fight his friend and stabbed him to death.
According to an eyewitness account, “the victim, Solo, was struggling to retrieve his handset from Tochukwu, whom he accused to have stolen and hidden his phone within their residence.
He added that, “while the late Solomon was piling pressure on Tochukwu to surrender
his phone to him, he drew out a sharp kitchen knife, from his pocket and
stabbed Tochukwu, on the Chest.
“While writhing in pains, the late Solo, summoned courage and pursued Tochukwu, despite the beads of blood, dripping down from his chest,until he slumped and ran out of strength
to continue the chase.
“Realizing that Solo has finally dropped dead, Tochukwu, before fleeing the scene, hurriedly threw the knife, into a nearby gutter.”
However, police responded quick to calm the situation as they took Tochukwu to their custody and moved Solomon’s lifeless body to the morgue.