According to reports by Punch, Ede attacked Fagbola when he was about to start the engine of his motorbike and leave the venue of the wake.
The deceased had on Thursday reportedly seized the cell phone of his suspected killer when he failed to supply the brick block for which he had been paid.
Ede, on sighting the VIO at the wake, had rushed home to fetch a machete and inflicted cuts on the deceased’s neck and other parts of the body.
The Ekiti Police Public Relations Officer, Alberto Adeyemi, a Deputy Superintendent of Police, confirmed the incident revealing that the suspect was being held at the Criminal Investigation Department at the police headquarters in Ado Ekiti.
According to him, “The suspect attacked the deceased from behind at the wake and almost cut his head off. It was reported that the deceased had on Thursday seized the suspect’s cell phone for failing to provide the blocks he had paid him for.
The suspect is being held at the state CID and we are still investigating the matter,” Adeyemi said.