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Soldier stabs mechanic to demise in Abuja

A yet-to-be-identified soldier has allegedly stabbed a mechanic to demise within the Kugbo space of the Federal Capital Territory.

The soldier, who was within the firm of two different individuals, had gone to select up his automobile from the mechanic when an argument out of the blue ensued between them.

The soldier was mentioned to have introduced out his knife through the warmth of the argument and stabbed the mechanic in his neck.

A business driver who plies the realm and doesn’t wish to be named due to the worry of being reprimanded informed our correspondent that the soldier, after stabbing the mechanic, escaped from the scene.

He added {that a} mob, out of anger, set his automobile ablaze after he absconded.

He mentioned, “An unidentified soldier stabbed a mechanic referred to as Chukwudi to demise on the Kugbo mechanic village. Chukwudi was stabbed within the neck. The entire factor occurred round 4 pm at the moment. An argument ensued between him and the soldier and he, out of anger, introduced out his knife to stab Chukwudi.

“After stabbing him, he used his knife to scare the few people who were around and escaped. Two people who came with him escaped but we learnt one of them had been arrested. After escaping, more people gathered at Chukwudi’s workshop and angrily set the soldier’s motor ablaze.”

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When contacted, the FCT police spokesperson, Josephine Adeh, mentioned one individual had been arrested in respect to the demise of the mechanic.

She added that peace has additionally been restored to the realm.

Adeh mentioned, ” One individual has been arrested and normalcy has returned to the realm. An investigation can be happening the matter. The corpse has been deposited on the Federal Medical Centre in Maraba.”

In a associated occasion, PUNCH Online reported in July 2019 that the Edo State Police Command arrested a soldier, Lance Corporal Mose Oguche, who allegedly stabbed a driver to demise at Okene in Kogi State. https://punchng.com/police-arrest-soldier-who-stabbed-driver-to-death/

A police supply mentioned Oguche was arrested by the mixed efforts of policemen and neighborhood members who resisted an try by fellow troopers to rescue their colleague from police custody.

The Commissioner of Police in Edo State, Mohammed DanMalam , who confirmed the incident, mentioned he instantly ordered the switch of the suspect to the state command headquarters in Benin when he learnt of it.

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