Man stabbed to death by a 15-year-old boy during a football match in Imo (graphic photo)

Posted by on Oct 15, 2020, Under: News

Man stabbed to death by a 15-year-old boy during a football match in Imo (graphic photo)

From NAIJACOVER News Service: A 15-year-old boy named Blessing Ndubueze allegedly stabbed 37-year-old soccer player Jonpole Etugu during a football match in Imo State.

NAIJACOVER reported that the incident took place in the courtyard of Ntu Primary School in Ngor Okpala Local Government District on Tuesday, October 13.

According to an eyewitness, Who Notify NAIJACOVER News Crew, the victim who was on the bench asked the suspect to stop invading the camp, but challenged Etuga.

In a rage, the deceased rose from the bench and scolded the teenager, but continued to invade the field.

It is said that Etuga took a stick and hit the teenager with it. In response, the suspect allegedly took a knife and stabbed the football player in the chest. He died instantly.

“There is fear in our community. It’s incredible. The boy stabbed Jonpole Etuga to death with a knife after he (Etuga) used a stick against him, ”the witness said.

A spokesman for the Orlando Ikeokwu State Police Command, who confirmed the incident, said the suspect was arrested by officers from the Ngor Okpala Police Station and transferred to the homicide department at headquarters. Owerri.

Ikeokwu added that the state police commissioner has ordered a full investigation into the incident.

Meanwhile, friends took to Facebook to mourn the deceased, affectionately named JP. Oscar Nwa-Agwulonu wrote as received from NAIJACOVER below:

“Oh, JP, I know you never chose this path. Ogbonde is saddened by the news of your death. Justice must prevail now that the fool responsible for your death has been captured “

Commenting on some reports, community members said the suspect was known and had stabbed two more people earlier, according to NaijaCover Reports.

“This idiot stabbed someone from Umugba, Ntu, Elem, and now Umuogbo. He must be hanged. “Said one Andy.

Eke Miriam wrote: “A very heartless boy, he cuts well innocent souls in the name of cultism.”

See graphic photos obtained by NAIJACOVER below: