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Furious Youths Set Ablaze House Of Man Whose Son Stabbed Friend To Death Over Charger

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Furious youths in a community have set on fire the house of a man, Akintunde whose son, Ridwan stabbed his friend to death over a charger in Ilorin, Kwara State.

The suspect reportedly stabbed the deceased, Habeeb Saliu during a meeting at Baba Saka Community, Oloje, Ilorin on Monday night.

According to Daily Trust, Ridwan and his family were at large after the the unfortunate incident occurred. But he was later traced, rearrested and handed over to the police.

Infuriated by the incident, angry youths stormed the building located opposite Airforce Junction, Oloje area Ilorin, and set it ablaze.

They also destroyed the block industry owned by Ridwan’s father and several thousands of blocks prepared for sale in the process.

Ajayi Okasanmi, the Police Public Relations Officer of Kwara Command confirmed the incident and said the suspect has been arrested.

The HOD, Media and Publicity of the state fire service, Hassan Adekunle, said substantial part of the twelve rooms story building were burnt during the process and properties worth several millions lost to the fire.