The Delta State Police Command had disclosed the arrest of a 22-year-old girl identified as Hope David who allegedly stabbed her 24-year-old boyfriend identified as Justice Esiri to death.
According to the police report, Hope and his boyfriend Justice, had a misunderstanding which later resulted in a fight. However, Hope reached out to a kitchen knife in the process and stabbed his boyfriend.
The incident occurred at about 1 pm on Thursday, September 3, in Abraka, Ethiope East Local Government council area of Delta State.
The victim was reportedly rushed to the General Hospital, Abraka, where he was confirmed dead.
Spokesperson for the command, DSP Onome Onovwakpoyeya, who confirmed the incident to The Nation, on Saturday, September 5, said the suspect is in police custody.
The corpse has since been deposited in a morgue.