A young man simply known as Prince Mieyebi has been reportedly stabbed to death by three armed men in Warri, Delta State after he won N15 million in a betting game.
Kemi Filani News gathered that the 27-years-old man was killed while closing his Aunt's store at the popular Ogbe-Ijoh market.
The deceased was said to have died before he was rushed to a nearby hospital while the assailants fled with the deceased’s mobile phone.
An uncle to the deceased, Mr. Thomas Ogisi, confirmed the death on Saturday, claimed that the deceased had played the betting game a week before his death with all his predictions going through to the sum of N15 million.
“The boy stays with my elder sister. On that fateful day, they were in Ogbe-Ijoh market and were preparing to close when suddenly three boys blocked him in the shop and they stabbed him. The incident happened around 6 pm on Friday. After stabbing him, they collected only his phone and left. Before he was rushed to the hospital, he was already dead,” Mr. Ogisi told Daily Independent
“The information we are hearing from his friends indicate that he was killed because he won N15 million from a betting game. He was expecting the money to be paid to him on Wednesday before he was stabbed to death on Monday. Some of his friends were aware of the money,”
“We are demanding justice for the gruesome killing of our son. We want a thorough investigation by the police. We are not also happy with the level of security at the market.” he added.
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