Following an incident in Yenagoa, Bayelsa state, a Nigerian police officer is accused of stabbing his fellow colleague, Sergeant Yerin Sapele, to death.
It was learned that the two officers, who are friends, had a heated argument previous to the tragic incident on Thursday, November 4th.
According to a source, the two were at a wedding reception when they got into a fight over an unidentified matter. As the incident had happened, Sergeant sapele was rushed to a nearly by hospital but was confirmed dead, he is currently at a morgue in Yenagua.
We tried to separate them during the argument, to prevent them from fighting, but they refused. I and my friends took the deceased in our car to his house just to stop them from fighting. We were called less than 30 minutes after dropping him off that he has been stabbed to deathA source had said.
The State Governor, Bodmas Kemepadei on Facebook today, said both had a minor misunderstanding.