On Saturday July 16, 2022 in Etevie Quarters in Ozoro, Isoko North LG; Gift Oloku, a 22-year-old female student of the Delta State Polytechnic, Ozoro, was killed by her boyfriend Godspower Adegheji, (23) for mistakenly breaking his Iphone while they were fighting..
The suspect reportedly killed gift with a machete.
Spokesperson of the Sate Police Command, DSP Bright Edafe, who confirmed the incident in a statement on Sunday, July 17, 2022 said the suspect has been arrested.
“This is Godspower Adegheji of Etevie quarters Ozoro, age 23yrs, he killed his girlfriend Gift Oloku ‘f’ aged 22yrs in ozoro using a machete after she mistakenly broke his IPhone 11pro max while they were fighting cos she went out without telling him. He has been arrested.”
According to Bellnews Online, trouble started on Saturday night when the suspect accused the deceased of being unfaithful after she went out without telling him and a fight broke out between them, leading to her death.
The suspect took the corpse to the State General Hospital on Sunday morning where the victim was confirmed dead.
A source, who spoke on condition of anonymity said: “It happened today (Saturday) at Ozoro.
A guy beat his girlfriend to death with machete. People said he was high that he didn’t do it with his clear eyes because he didn’t run away after killing her, instead, he rushed her to a general hospital.
“I just confirmed that the girl is a student of the school, but the guy is not. Maybe he has graduated.
The guy must have been on drugs last night. It was this morning that the guy regained himself. After seeing what he had done, he rushed the girl to the hospital.”
A video footage making the round online showed the lifeless body of the deceased lying on a stretcher while the suspect was being flogged by a mob.