Graphic photos: Young man allegedly stabs his girlfriend to death in Edo

In a tragic incident that has sent shockwaves through Benin City, Edo State, a young man named Victor Ifakachukwu has allegedly stabbed his girlfriend to death. The horrifying event unfolded at the couple’s residence, located at 10, Osahon Street, Ogheghe Quarters, off Sapele Road. The violence escalated to such a degree that the couple had reportedly barricaded themselves inside the house during the fatal altercation.

As a result of the violent encounter, Victor Ifakachukwu sustained severe injuries that necessitated his hospitalization. The incident came to the attention of the police when the landlord, Mr. Emmanuel Momoh, reported the situation around 4 p.m. on Monday, August 21, 2023.

Upon investigation, the police recovered evidence from the apartment that further deepened the tragedy. Two blood-stained knives, a laptop, two iPhones, and a Nokia phone were seized as part of the ongoing inquiry.

While Victor Ifakachukwu remains under close medical supervision in an undisclosed hospital, authorities are awaiting his recovery in order to hold him accountable for his alleged actions.

Edo State Police Command’s spokesperson, SP Chidi Nwabuzor, confirmed the incident and stated that a comprehensive investigation has been launched to piece together the sequence of events between the couple. The details surrounding the unfortunate turn of events are being closely examined by detectives.

Security personnel who were involved in the response noted that when they arrived at the scene, they were met with a distressing sight. Blood was reportedly flowing profusely, indicating the severity of the altercation. Speculations arose that the violence may have erupted due to a quarrel, prompting the girl to fight back before succumbing to her injuries.

A graphic video of the crime scene has circulated, revealing a grim scene inside the apartment. Photo frames of the suspect, blood-stained knives, and the aftermath of the violent encounter were captured in the footage.

The incident serves as a somber reminder of the tragic consequences that can result from interpersonal conflicts and violence. As the investigation progresses, the hope is that justice will be served for the victim and her grieving family.