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Hairdresser stabs 21-year-old boyfriend to death over missing N1,500


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Bayelsa State Police Command has arrested a hairdresser, Ebiere Ezekiel, for allegedly stabbing her 21-year-old boyfriend, Godgift Aboh, to death during an argument about one missing N1,500 at Obele in Yenagoa Local Government Area of the state.

The State Commissioner for Police, Mr Mike Okoli, who paraded the 28-year-old suspect along with other 26 suspected criminals on Thursday, said Ebiere has been dating the deceased for over 12 months.

According to him, trouble started when the deceased allegedly slapped Ebiere for daring to ask him about her missing N1,500 resulting in the suspect stabbing him to death with a knife.

The suspect allegedly stabbed her boyfriend in the stomach during the argument and he died thereafter, police said.

She was paraded alongside other suspected criminals in connection with kidnapping, murder, burglary, stealing and vandalism regretted her action.

The Police CP, Mike Okoli also paraded one Promise Oliver, who allegedly slapped his teenage girlfriend, Esther Uko, twice, leading to her death.

Okoli further said one Iniobong Maffat was arrested for allegedly conspiring with his gang members to rob one Mr Nhene Chinedu.

The suspects, according to the CP, allegedly robbed the victim of his company’s Toyota Corolla car loaded with pharmaceutical drugs worth N650, 000 along the Sani Abacha expressway in the Yenagoa metropolis.

He said the investigation by a team of Operation Puff Adder led to the arrest of the suspect in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State capital.

The CP said the command also arrested one Gigi Christopher, Kingsley Okulolo, Godbless Raymond and Vivian Christopher for alleged burglary and stealing at a shop in Amarata area of the state capital.

According to him, the Items recovered were one locally-made single-barrelled gun, one Sumec Firman generator, one Elepaq generator, 43 inch LG TV, 32 inches LG led TV, 24 inch LG TV and an invoice.

Okoli said the suspects had confessed to the crime, appealing to members of the public to continue to support the police with useful information to reduce crime to the barest minimum.