According to reports, a man has been killed and six housed razed down after some residents of Owheologbo community, Isoko North Local Government Area, Delta State got into a free for all over a girlfriend.
According to a source at the community, one Mr. Dennis was killed around 9:30p.m. in his mother’s residence and this prompted angry youths to set fire to houses, cars and other properties of members of the family of those who participated in the killing.
The Chairman, Isoko North Local Government Area, Mr. Emmanuel Egbabor, confirmed that the incident was related to issues concerning a woman.
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“When I was called, I alerted the police and soldiers, who immediately moved into the community.”
While disclosing that the security agents had taken the corpse away from the roadside to a mortuary, he said: “The Army and police have helped to restore peace in the community. I have advised them to carry out proper investigation into the incident.”
Contacted, Delta State Police Public Relations Officer, Mr. Andrew Aniamaka, confirmed the incident, saying “I have heard so too. But I am yet to get situation report on it from the Divisional Police Officer.”