Man Stabbed To Death In Delta Over Girlfriend ( Photo)

Physinews Reports: A twenty-five year-old man, Matthew Iyede, has
been stabbed to death by three friends due to a
disagreement over a ‘girlfriend’ at Eku, Ethiope
East Local Government Area of Delta State Nigeria.

It was gathered that the incident occurred on
Sunday morning at a popular bar, Blue Sea
Restaurant and Bar, in Eku near Delta State
University Abraka.

Eyewitnesses told Southern City News that the
victim died as a result of the injuries he
sustained on his chest after he was stabbed
several times.

It was learnt that the late Matthew was
ambushed by armed youths alleged to have
been led by one Ese Uku.

Uku was alleged to have warned the victim to
stay away from the woman, who was identified
to be the person Matthew had been dating.

The victim’s relative, Victor Iyede, confirmed the
attack to Southern City News on the phone,
claiming that his brother was killed over a
woman he (Matthew) had been dating.

He said, “I don’t reside in Eku. He was stabbed
at a plaza close to Eku Town Hall.

He was
stabbed over a ‘girl’. Those involved are at
large. Names of the suspected murderers have
been submitted to the police.”

The spokesman of the Delta State Police
Command, Celestina Kalu, confirmed the
incident when contacted, saying two of the
suspects had been arrested by the police in

“The vigilante group in collaboration with the
police arrested two suspects in connection with
the case. The names of the suspects are Kevwe
Edward (21yrs) and Lucky Grant (19yrs). The
suspects will be transferred to SCIIDC for
discreet investigation and diligent prosecution.

She added that the corpse had been deposited
at the Eku General Hospital pending further
investigation by the police.

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