The father of a suspected who allegedly stabbed 23-year-old Onyebuchi Ernest Emeka to death, Inspector Kingsley Ogbantu, has been arrested.
Inspector Ogbantu was “arrested as proxy for his son’s action” and is currently in police custody.
Information available to Igbere TV has it that on the evening of Friday, September 22, 2023, a son of the Police Officer, Destiny Ogbantu, a student of Madonna University, got into an argument with 23-year-old Onyebuchi Ernest Emeka, who was a Computer Science Student of Oghara Polytechnic (read here).
The fight took place near Block D, Police Barracks, Opposite “A” division, Warri, Delta State.
During the fight, the suspect ran upstairs to the “D” block apartment and allegedly returned with a knife and a dagger with which he stabbed Onyebuchi Ernest Emeka.
The victim was rushed to the hospital by his family be he didn’t survive.
Following Onyebuchi’s death, the mother of the suspected murderer “instantly rushed back to their apartment inside the barracks, packed all her children, including the suspect, and absconded from the barracks.”
Their whereabouts are still unknown.
The father of the suspect, Inspector Kingsley Ogbantu, has now been arrested and is currently in police custody.
Meanwhile, the Delta State chapter of the Nigerian Civil Rights Council has intervened in the matter, urging the Nigeria Police Force not to sweep the matter under the carpet.