By Patrick Obia
A lady suspected to be between 30-35 years of age, has stabbed her close friend with a kitchen knife to death for dating the same married man (Sugar Daddy) in Calabar Municipality Local Government Area of Cross River State.
Paradise News reports that the suspect identified as Monica Umoh, committed the act on Thursday at Nyong Idibi Street by 2nd Transformer, Nyahasang, Calabar when a fight broke up between she and her friend who’s name was only given as Faith.
According to an eyewitness who gave his name as Fred, “the girls were dating the same sugar daddy who is only identified as a military personnel, but Monica was not happy with Faith (the victim) when she discovered they were screwing the same man.
“A fight broke out when two of their friends were having an argument over their own matter (both of them were also dating one man) that was when the deceased brought up her own case with her friend whom she accused of sleeping with her man, they started a big fight which led to Faith’s death.
“The started quarrelling before it turned into a big fight when the deceased (Faith) went in search of a knife to stab Monica, but Monica was faster than her, she got a knife from her mother’s shop and in the heat of the fight she stabbed Faith just below her ribs and the deceased fell on the spot.
“She ran away from the scene of the incident while Faith was bleeding profusely, she died before she could be rushed to the hospital.
“As we speak, the girl is still at large, and the man in question is not well known. We only know that he is a military personnel, meanwhile Faith has been deposited at the morgue”, Fred said.
Our Correspondent further gathered that the neighbours who are already aggrieved have vowed to mob the killer (Monica) whenever they set their eyes on her.
Effort to reach the Police Public Relations Officer in Cross River State, DSP Irene Ugbo, for comment at the time of filing this report was abortive as her phone line was switched off.
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