Saliu Ladayo a 24-year-old man has been arrested in Ondo by the Ondo State Police Command for reportedly killing his girlfriend, Confidence Nwama, at Oshinle Quarters in Akure.
The suspect is alleged to have killed her because she was always cursing and insulting him.
The victim was 19-years old and writing her Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination before the unfortunate incident happened.
A source said the suspect had always complained about the deceased’s attitude towards him, reportedly saying she always abused him that he was a lazy man with a bad fortune, and as someone who could not make it in life.
The source said, “Both of them were in the house on the fateful day when an argument ensued between them and the argument led to a fight, which led the man to take a knife and stab the girl on her chest and other parts of her body.”
The source added that after hearing the cry of the girl immediately a neighbour rushed into the house and found the girl in the pool of her own blood.
It was learnt that all efforts to save her life were unsuccessful, as she reportedly died before she could be taken to the hospital.
Mr. Femi Joseph, the Ondo State Police Public Relations Officer, verifying the incident stated that the suspect was already in Police custody, while investigation into the matter has commenced.
“The suspect confessed that he stabbed his girlfriend because she cursed him that he will not make it in life and he had not made it; and also that things had not been going well for him and this infuriated him to take a knife and stab her.
“Like I said, we have arrested him and he will be charged to court after the investigation may have been concluded,” Joseph stated.