The police in Ondo State on Monday said they had arrested one Segun Oni for allegedly killing his brother-in-law, Sunday Oluwadare.
According to the police, the suspect allegedly hit the deceased with a big stick on the head following a heated argument at Adebowale area of Akure.
Spokesman for the force in the state, Mr Femi Joseph, confirmed that the suspect had been arrested.
Joseph said, “He is with us and we have commenced investigations into the matter.”
A source told our correspondent that both men exchanged words after the deceased allegedly refused to pay back the N30,000 owed Oni.
The source said, “The disagreement led to a fight between them. As the fight went on, Sunday overpowered Oni. So he (suspect) managed to leave the scene a and returned with a big stick to hit Sunday on the head.
“Sunday was rushed to the Ondo State Specialist Hospital, Akure, but gave up the ghost on the way to the hospital.”