A quinquagenarian, Gbenga Oposanwo, has died after 54-year-old Segun Mopoderun allegedly poured hot water on him during an argument in the Ogba-Aguda area of Agege, Lagos State.

It was reported that after the attack, the 58-year-old Oposanwo was rushed to hospital for treatment where he later died and his corpse was deposited in the the Ikorodu General Hospital mortuary for autopsy

The state Police Public Relations Officer, Bala Elkana, said in a statement on Sunday that homicide detectives from the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department had arrested Mopoderun, adding that he would be charged.

Elkana stated, “On Saturday, November 16, 2019, around 6.30 p.m., one Segun Mopoderun, 54, of No. 3 Iyanu Oluwopo Street, off County Road, Ogba-Aguda, Agege, Lagos State, allegedly poured hot water on one Gbenga Oposanwo, 58, of the same address, during an altercation between them.

The suspect has been arrested by homicide detectives from the SCIID, Panti, Yaba. An investigation is ongoing; the suspect will be charged.”