Teenager stabs girlfriend to death in Edo

July 21, 2018
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By Gabriel Enogholase And Alemma-ozioruva Aliu

A nineteen-year-old boy, Junior Omo Shaba has killed his girlfriend and dumped her corpse by a roadside along Siluko road in the outskirts of Benin City.


The deceased, Matilda Odiri, 18 was said to have been stabbed to death inside the room of her boyfriend at 2, Akugbe Street, Off Sikuko road, Ogida, Benin City, last Saturday.

Knife stab

She was said to have gone to the boy’s house where she was expected to pass the night when she was allegedly stabbed with a knife on her right upper breast by her boyfriend identified as Junior Omo Shaba.

Shaba now in police custody at the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID), Benin, was said to have killed her about 11pm because of allegation by the girl that he was having another affair.

Commenting on the incident the Public Relations Officer for Edo State Police Command DSP Chidi Nwabuzor said it is a case of murder and the suspect would be arraigned in court soon.

He said the suspect in his statement confessed and admitted that he murdered his lover and dumped her body on the street to cover his deed after an argument ensued between them at night.

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