How community leader was clubbed to death after failed knife attack – Eye witness


A suspected lunatic has attacked and killed the community Chairman of Agbarha-Otor, vigilante outfit Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State, Mr Kingsley Ejirefe in cold blood.

“The incident, it was gathered, occurred around 9pm on Thursday at the Lagos Street residence of the wife of the late community leader where he had gone to visit his family.“

According to an eye witness, Mr. Kofi Apety, the victim has gone to visit his wife when the suspect suddenly pounced on him and stabbed him with knife without any grievance.“Apety said: “On arrival at the residence of his wife, the lunatic suddenly came on him, stabbed him, and when the stabbing did not injure the victim who now was leaving the scene, the suspect grabbed a wood and hit him on the head.“

“The victim who, immediately collapsed upon being hit on the head, was rushed to a private hospital at Ughelli were he was confirmed dead at about 12am on Friday while the suspect was arrested by the “B” Division of the Ughelli Police.”“When Sunday Vanguard visited the community on Friday, the Commanding Officer of the 222 Battalion, Agbarha-Otor, Lt. Col Mathew Oyekola, was seen pacifying hundreds of youths from the community who had gathered to storm the police station to demand that the suspect be released to them for possible lynching.

Source: Vanguard