Barber stabs motorcyclist to death in Bayelsa

Barber stabs motorcyclist to death in Bayelsa
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The Police in Bayelsa State have confirmed that a 20-year-old barber stabbed a motorcyclist to death on Thursday in Sagbama Local Government area of the state.

The incident happened barely two days after three teenagers were arrested for attempted ritual murder in the same area.

SP Asinim Butswat, the Police Spokesman in the state, confirmed the barber's arrest. THe motorcycle rider was stabbed to death over a minor misunderstanding in Sagbama.

“The unfortunate incident occurred on 6 January, 2022, around 14: 00 hours, at Sagbama community.

“One Lucky Diri ‘m’ 20 years, a Barber, allegedly stabbed one Emeka Christian Udo ‘m’ 38 years, a motorcycle rider with a screwdriver on his left ribs, over a minor misunderstanding.

“The injured victim was immediately rushed to Sagbama General Hospital, where he died while receiving treatment,” he said.

The spokesperson said that Diri had been arrested and detained at the state Criminal Investigation Department for further interrogation.

He said that the Commissioner of Police in the state, CP Ben Okolo, had also ordered for a discreet investigation and upon conclusion, the case would be charged to court.


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