A 28-year-old man, Emmanuel Yesin, has been arrested by the police for allegedly shooting his girlfriend to death in Delta State. Detained alongside Yesin was a friend, whose identity could not be ascertained at the time of filing this report, for covering up the time of filing this report, for covering up the alleged murder.
Nigerian Tribune gathered that the girl, simply identified as Uloma, had visited her boyfriend’s house on Monday last week, and after they had sex, decided to tidy the bed, only to discover a gun hidden by the side of the wall. She was said to have raised the alarm upon the discovery, a development that drew Yesin’s attention.
A source said Yesin, due to the discovery by the girl, went for the gun and threatened to kill her.
It was learnt that when the girl continued shouting, the suspect allegedly shot her in the stomach, with the
bullet ripping her intestines.
The suspect’s friend, who was said to be washing clothes outside the house, allegedly rushed inside, only to
discover the girl, still in her underwear, gasping for breath and eventually gave up the ghost.
Nigerian Tribune gathered that the suspect’s friend was arrested by the Okere youth, along with Yesin,
for allegedly calling a relation of the deceased and reported that robbers struck in their house and snuffed life
out of the girl. The community youths arrested the two suspects and kept them in their custody before
inviting the police to take over the suspects.