A woman, Arugu Benedicta, has allegedly stabbed one Joseph Thomas, a JSS 1 student of Government Science and Technical College In Bayelsa State, to death.
Thomas, who was fondly called ‘Daddy’s Boy’ by neighbours, was attacked by Arugu while he was preparing to go to school on Tuesday.
The student was stabbed on the upper part of his shoulder and chest, which led to his untimely death.
The incident happened in Okaka area of Yenagoa, the state capital.
The deceased’s grandmother and his assailant had been allegedly embroiled in a lingering feud before Tuesday’s tragic incident, according to the Punch.
“She held a knife in her hand and went to the residence of the boy shouting and this made the boy to come out, and she stabbed him several times on his shoulder and chest,” the newspaper quoted a neighbour as saying.
The brutal incident, it was learnt, caused chaos and anger as some residents pounced on the woman before a team of policemen arrived at the scene and rescued her from the mob.
Asinim Butswat, the spokesperson for the Bayelsa Police Command, confirmed the incident.