26-yr-old lady takes her ex-boyfriend’s life over GHC50 gift from a Sakawa boy

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A young man has had his life cut short after his ex-girlfriend took his life over an N3,000 gift from a yahoo boy whom they both befriend.

The lady who took the life of the young man and identified as Oluwatoyin Joshua, 26, has been arrested for allegedly k#lling her ex-boyfriend over N3,000 in the Shangisa area of Lagos state.

The spokesperson of the Lagos state police command, CSP Adekunle Ajisebutu, speaking to the media mentioned that the money in dispute was given to them by a “Good Samaritan” but greed and a small misunderstanding escalated into a mini fight that got the guy k#lled.

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He noted that the suspect who claimed to have regretted her action said that she k#lled her former boyfriend in self-defense.

In her narration to the Police, Oluwatoyin Joshua said;

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“I am Oluwatoyin Joshua, I am 26 years old. On the day of the incident, I went to see Olayinka Adebayo who was my ex-boyfriend at the place, where he was selling hard dr#gs. When one of his friends, Olalekan, an internet fra#dtser came and gave me N3,000. He was about traveling when he gave me the money.

The guy (Olalekan asked me to take N1,000 and give my ex-boyfriend N2,000.

After Olalekan gave me the money he left, I went to meet my ex-boyfriend and told him that his friend said I should give him N2,000, he said it was a lie that he owns the whole money. I told him he cannot collect the whole money from me and I dropped his own N,2000 on the table.

Thereafter, my ex-boyfriend picked the money, threw it back at me and he then called the guy that gave us the money.”

Before I knew what was happening, my ex-boyfriend started beating me. I went to report him to an elderly person in the area who warned him and I was advised to leave where he was staying and he was dr@gged away.

After he was dragged away from my side, he came back to continue to be@t me, it was in the process I went into the kitchen to pick up a knife to scare him.

While I was running away from him he h!t me at the back of my head with a broken tile. I then st@bbed him in the neck and he was rushed to the hospital where he later d!ed two hours later. I was the one who paid his hospital bill,” the suspect said.

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