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Tragedy in Yenagoa as jealous lover stabs ‘rival’ to death

File photo: Bloody knife

By Amgbare Ekaunkumo, Yenagoa

Residents of Yenizue-Epie community, a suburb  of  Yenagoa Local Government Area of Bayelsa State was thrown in confusion following the dead Mr. Charles who was allegedly stabbed by his rival.



Daily Watch gathered that the deceased was stabbed in the neck region by one Eyor Eteken (male) aged 35  and his assailant were said to be dating a lady, identified as Lovina Okon aged 35.



It was learned  that though the cause of the attack on the deceased could not be immediately ascertained at the time of filling this report, but sources claimed that the incident occurred at the residence of Lovina Okon.


According to sources, Lovina  was dating both the deceased and his assailant when the incident occurred.


Both men were said to have met at the lady’s house when an argument broke out between them.


The enraged Eteken was said to have picked up a kitchen knife and stabbed his rival on the neck killing him before help could come his way.


When Contacted, the Spokesman of the state police command, SP. Asinim Butswat , confirmed the tragic incident.


He said, “Yes, on 26 November, 2019 at about 2239 hours, one Eyor Eteken ‘m’ 35 years, stabbed one Charles ‘m’ age and surname unknown, with a knife on the neck to death at the residence of one Lovina Okon ‘f’ aged 35 years, at Yenezue Epie, Yenagoa. The said Lovina was dating  both of them.


“The suspect has been arrested and detained at SCIID,  the corpse of the victim has been deposited at the Federal Medical Centre for autopsy.  Investigation is ongoing.”






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