It was double tragedy for a young man, Felix Ojirike who was brutally attacked by his neighbour as he lost his eye after the attack by one Chidera Eze who was accused of sleeping with Ojirike’s wife in Lagos.
The incident happened at Sanni Dauda Street in Ejigbo, Lagos where they resided.
Newsmen scooped that one of the Ojirike’s eyes was badly damaged, he cannot see with it as he was still lying critical ill at West Care Hospital in Ejigbo, Lagos.
It was gathered that trouble started after the neighbours informed Ojirike that Eze who was an Okada rider used to sleep with his wife whenever Ojirike went to work.
It was gathered that after the neighbours had informed Ojirike that Eze usually left early for work but comes back after he had gone to his own work to stay with his wife, an embattled Ojirike then decided to find out if what their neighbours told him was true. He reportedly prepared and informed the wife that he had gone to work but later came back and met his wife on top of Eze’s bed.
It was learnt that it became an issue in the neighbourhood which led to exchange of bitter words that eventually resulted into a public fight between Ojirike and Eze in the compound.
During the fight, Eze reportedly took a sharp object and stabbed Ojirike’s eye. He was rushed to the hospital where he was being treated.
The incident was reported to the police at Ejigbo Division; Eze was arrested and detained at the police station.
When our correspondent visited Ojirike in the hospital, he confirmed the incident and narrated how he caught Eze with his wife.
However, Eze denied that he had sleeping with Ojirike’s wife and explained that it was their neighbours that caused the whole trouble between him and Ojirike by lying against him.
But he was unable to explain what Ojirike’s wife was doing in his room apartment when her husband was not around.
At the police station where Eze was detained, the police source confirmed the assault and detention of Eze and said he will soon be charged to court.
It was reported that Eze was brought before Ejigbo Magistrates court on Friday and was remanded in prison custody for the alleged offence.