The police in Ekiti State have arrested three butchers for allegedly stabbing a barber, AjibolaFalegan, at a viewing centre in Ado Ekiti.
The 33-year-old Falegan, an indigene of ErinjiyanEkiti in Ekiti West Local Government Area of the state, was allegedly attacked by the assailants at the viewing centre located along Nova road, Baisiri within the capital city last Wednesday evening.
The suspects are being detained at the Police station located along new Iyin road in Ado Ekiti after they were arrested around 10.30pm on Wednesday.
Falegan, who is now receiving treatment at a private medical centre in the state, had a deep cut in the head and body while being attacked by the suspects with cutlasses and knives.
Narrating his ordeal to journalists on his hospital bed yesterday, Falegan said the suspects were having altercation with a brother at the viewing centre before he got there only for them to allegedly pounce on him upon sighting him at the venue.
He said he passed out when the attackers stabbed him in the head and body and only regained consciousness when he got to the hospital.
Falegan added that the attackers allegedly stole his Techno L9+ phone worth N70,000 and cash sum of N10,000 during the attack which he described as unwarranted.
Source: The Tide Newspaper Coporation