A barber identified as Lucky Diri, has allegedly stabbed a 38-year-old motorcycle operator, Emeka Christian Udo, to death with a screwdriver over a minor misunderstanding at Sagbama community, Sagbama Local Government Area of Bayelsa State.
The suspect was said to have engaged in an argument with the deceased in the early hours of Thursday before bringing out a screwdriver spanner and stabbing him on his left rib.
The spokesman of the Bayelsa State Police Command, SP Asinim Butswat, who confirmed the incident, said detectives from the command have already arrested the barber, adding that he is in police detention at present.
He said: “The unfortunate incident occurred on 06 January 2022, at Sagbama Community.
“One Lucky Diri ‘m’ 20 years, a Barber, allegedly stabbed one Emeka Christian Udo ‘m’ 38 years, a motorcycle rider with a screwdriver on his left ribs, over a minor misunderstanding.
“The injured victim was immediately rushed to Sagbama General Hospital, where he died while receiving treatment.
“The suspect, Lucky Diri, has been arrested and detained at the State Criminal Investigation Department for further interrogation,” he said.