A 26- year- old man has been arrested by the Police for allegedly stabbing his neighbour to death for accusing him of attempting to defile his daughter.
The suspect who was identified as Paul Ogilo, was arrested by the Police after he allegedly stabbed and killed a 29- year- old man identified as Twere Shipiode, the gruesome incident reportedly happened at Otu- jeremi community in Ughelli South Local Government Area of Delta state.
Tension between both men reportedly started after the deceased returned home from work one day and found Ogilo in his house, both men reportedly had a heated altercation after Shipiode accused Ogilo of invading his house and attempting to defile his daughter, during the altercation it was learnt that Ogilo admitted committing the dastardly act, and this further infuriated the deceased, and fight ensued between both men, during the fight it was learnt that Ogilo grabbed a kitchen knife and stabbed Shipiode on the neck.
The suspect after committing the crime reportedly fled to an uncompleted building, the victim was later rushed to the hospital where he died after losing a lot of blood. The suspect was later tracked down to the uncompleted building where he fled to and he was immediately apprehended.
The gruesome incident was confirmed by the state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Bright Edafe, the Police spokesman revealed that security operatives recieved a distress call from a resident of the community, that someone had been stabbed to death, he added that after recieving the information, the DPO immediately mobilized a team of detectives to the scene and the lifeless body of the deceased was found lying in a pool of his own blood, the Police detectives later trailed the killer to the uncompleted building where he was hiding and he was immediately apprehended.