UNIPORT student arrested for stabbing girlfriend to death

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Police in Edo have arrested a 24-year-old student of the University of Port Harcourt for allegedly stabbing his girlfriend to death.

Commissioner of Police in Edo, Mr Muhammed Dankwara told newsmen on Tuesday in Benin that the suspect’s landlord reported the case to the police.

The landlord, he said, told the police that the student stabbed the lady several times in the neck and in the chest with a knife.

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Police operatives immediately swung into action, arrested the suspect, recovered two knives, and rushed the victim to the hospital where her body was deposited in a morgue.

Speaking with newsmen, the suspect said the deceased travelled from Asaba to spend some time with him in Benin when he found some fetish substances in her possession.

He said this led to an argument that resulted in the girl stabbing him and he responded in equal measure.


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