A 23-year-old man allegedly killed his girlfriend with a machete in Ozoro, Isoko North Local Government Area, Delta State, Nigeria, for destroying his iPhone 11 pro max mobile phone.
The man identified as Godspower Adigheti and the deceased, Gift Oloku, had an altercation, which resulted in a fight.
Nigeria State Police Public Relations Officer, Mr Bright Edafe, who confirmed the incident in a statement, said: “On 16th July 2022, DPO Ozoro Division received a distress call indicating that a certain Godspower Adigheti, 23, from Oramudu neighborhoods inflicted machete blows on his girlfriend, a 22-year-old Gift Oloku.”
Our source informs us that this kind of homicide is becoming frequent in Nigeria, especially among young people.
The source, who requested anonymity, said that until her death, the deceased cohabited with the suspect and had a baby girl with him.