Tragedy struck in Warri, a city in Delta State as the so of a serving police inspector, identified simply as Ogbantu, reportedly stabbed a boy, Onyebuchi Ernest Emeka, to death.
The suspect, Destiny Ogbantu, was said to have fled the scene of the crime after killing Emeka at the Police Barracks near “A” Division and the Warri Area Command on Friday, the 22nd of September, at about 6 pm.
As of press time, there was no concrete information on why Destiny stabbed the victim to death.
However, according to a source, it all started when the deceased came to the police barracks and was confronted by the suspect.
The source said the confrontation led to a serious argument and later on, a fight between both of them.
The suspect was said to have ran upstairs in the “D” block apartment, picked up a knife and a dagger, chased the deceased, who ran for his dear life until he fell, and then stabbed him countless times.
The deceased was rushed to Lily Hospital, where he died as a result of the bodily injuries he sustained from the stabs.
At the time of this report, the said inspector had been arrested by the police on the order of the area commander.
When contacted for comments, the Delta State Police Command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Bright Edafe, confirmed the report saying, “It’s confirmed.”
In another news, the Rivers State Police Command has arrested another member of the cult gang that killed the late Ahoada Divisional Police Officer, Superintendent of Police, (SP) Bako Angbashim.
The suspect is reported to have entered the community to pass the night in someone’s building.
He was then apprehended by the police following a tip-off from indigenes.
The suspect in the video now circulated on social media is seen with a car tire around him, confessing to how his gang leader, 2Baba gets his arms and ammunition.
He was surrounded by the police while making his confession.
The state Police Command is yet to make an official statement on the development.