Teenager kills friend over N200


A teenager, Chukwunonso Uwalaka was yesterday stabbed to death  in Onitsha, Anambra State over  N200.

Daily Sun gathered that the victim was killed by his friend, 16-year-old Emeka Ogbuzulu who allegedly owed him N200.

Investigation revealed that the quarrel between them started  at about 9.30pm during which the deceased was stabbed to death.

A witness revealed that after they fought in the street,  Emeka refused to refund  the N200 and both  parted ways.

He said that after some time, Emeka returned,  held the  deceased’s  neck and stabbed him.
He noted that immediately he stabbed the deceased, Emeka took to his heels and other boys around the place took the deceased to two chemist shops where they declined to treat him.
Daily Sun gathered that the boy died at Borromeo hospital and his body deposited in the mortuary.
However, immediately the news of the death of the deceased filtered the air in his street, aggrieved boys  mobilised in protest.

It took the efforts of police from  the Central Police Station (CPS) Onitsha and Vigilances group in the area to calm the tension.

The Divisional Police Officer (DPO) in- charge, Mr. Mark  Ijarafu a Chief Superintendent of Police   who confirmed the incident, said the suspect has been arrested and would be charged to court for murder.



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