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Police officer stabs his colleague to death in Bayelsa

Sergeant Yerin Sapele from state capital of Bayelsa, was reportedly stabbed to death by a police officer in Yenagoa.

According to reports, the two cops, who are friends, had a heated argument previous to the tragic occurrence on Thursday, November 4.

According to a source, the duo were at a marriage reception when an argument ensued between them over an undisclosed issue.

A source said.

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 death

The deceased was immediately rushed to the hospital where he was confirmed dead on arrival. His body has since been deposited at a morgue in Yenagoa.

A media aide to the Bayelsa State Governor, Bodmas Kemepadei who confirmed the incident on Facebook today, said both had a minor misunderstanding.

He wrote,

Two friends, they are both police officers, they eat, play and work together, they are Ijaws, from the same area.

Police officer stabs his colleague to death in Bayelsa

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