Lady stabs boyfriend to death in Bayelsa over N1500

A 28-year-old girl, Ebiere Ezikiel, has stabbed her 21 years old boyfriend to death over an argument involving N1,500 along the Obele area of Yenagoa Local Government Council of Bayelsa State.

The accused, Ebiere Ezikiel, who is a hairdresser and have been dating the deceased, God gift Aboh for over 12 months, was reported to have stabbed him to death after being slapped for daring to ask for her missing N1,500.

Miss Ezikiel, who told newsmen while being paraded along with 26 others charged with various crimes of kidnapping, murder, burglary and stealing and Vandalization of high tension wire, said she regretted stabbing her boyfriend in the stomach during the argument.

The Bayelsa Commissioner for Police Mr Mike Okoli, while parading the suspects, also paraded one Iniobong Maffat who allegedly conspired with his gang members to rob one Mr Ngene Chinedu.

The suspects according to Mr Okoli, allegedly robbed the victim of his company’s Toyota Corolla car loaded with pharmaceutical drugs worth six hundred and fifty thousand naira along the Sani Abacha Expressway, Yenagoa.

He said an investigation by a team led by Operation Puff Adder led to the arrest of the suspect at a hotel in Uyo.

The Police commissioner 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.

Mr Okoli who said the suspects have confessed to the crime appealed to members of the public to continue to support the police with useful information to reduce crime to the barest.