A Police officer known as Sergeant Akpoboloukeme, has allegedly stabbed his fellow officer, Sgt Sapele Eyerindideke, to death in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State.
The operatives were said to have engaged in a minor argument before Akpoboloukeme went berserk.
It was gathered that the suspect fled the scene of the incident after noticing that the man he hacked was dead.
Bayelsa State, Police Public Relations Officer [PPRO] SP Asinim Butswat, who confirmed the incident, said the suspected killer has been arrested and investigation is ongoing.
He said: “An off-duty Police Officer stabbed his colleague with a Dagger to death in Yenagoa, over a minor misunderstanding.
“The incident occurred on 4th November 2021, at about 1900 hours at Edepie, Yenagoa. It was reported that Sergeant Akpoboloukeme ‘m’ stabbed his colleague, Sgt Sapele Eyerindideke ‘m’ over a minor misunderstanding. The corpse of the deceased has been deposited at the mortuary for autopsy.
“The accused suspect immediately fled the scene and attempted to flee to a nearby state before he was arrested at the Glory Land gate.
“The Commissioner of Police Bayelsa State Command CP Ben Okolo fdc, has ordered for the detention of the officer and a thorough investigation is underway.”