Police narrates how 19 year old stabbed lover to death
Edo state police command has narrated how a 19-year-old boy, Junior Omo Shaba stabbed his lover, Matilda Odiri, to death and left her corpse by the roadside.
The unfortunate incident reportedly happened on Akugbe Street, Ogida, Egor local government area of Edo State, when the accused allegedly murdered his 18 years old lover inside his room after an argument ensued from a discussion.
The deceased was said to have gone to her boyfriend’s house to spend the night when she was stabbed with a knife on her right upper breast.
Meanwhile, according to witnesses, the victim was stabbed at about 11pm after she accused her boyfriend of having affairs with other girls, after which the boyfriend reportedly dumped her body by the road side after killing her, to cover his deeds.
He was said to have fled when his father alerted the police.
Police Public Relations Officer in the State, DSP Chidi Nwabuzor, said: “the suspect is currently in custody at the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID).
“The suspect confessed that he murdered his lover and dumped her body on the street to cover his evil deed after an argument ensued between them at night.
“Shaba told the police that he killed his girlfriend with a knife which she used to peel some oranges they took that night.”
According to him, it was a case of murder and the suspect would soon be arraigned in court.