A 18-year-old girl, Matilda Odiri, has reportedly been murdered by her 19-year-old lover over argument if extra marital affairs.
The boy, Juniir Omo Shaba, was said to have dumped her corpse by a roadside in Benin City after the murder.
He reportedly stabbed her to death inside his room at 2, Akugbe Street, Off Sikuko road, Ogida, Benin City, last Saturday.
She was said to have gone to her boy’s house where she was expected to pass the night when she was stabbed with a knife on her right upper breast.
The killer boyfriend, who has since been arrested and now cooling his heels at the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID), Benin, was said to have killed her about 11pm when she accused him of dating another girl.
Police said the boy in his statement confessed and admitted that he murdered his lover and dumped her body on the street to cover the deed.
He confessed to have the girl after an argument ensued between them at night.
The girl was alleged to have expressed resentment over her boyfriend’s returning home late as he was already keeping another girl outside.
Police also stated that the suspect admitted to have killed his girlfriend with a knife which she used to peel some oranges they took that night.
After the killing, he ran away to another part of the town, Aduwawa area, in an attempt to flee. However, his father was said to have facilitated his arrest.
Commenting further on the incident the Public Relations Officer for Edo State Police Command DSP Chidi Nwabuzor said it is a case of murder and the suspect, would be arraigned in court soon.