A man identified as Friday Njoku, has killed
himself after stabbing his 25-year-old girlfriend,
Cynthia Nwafia, to death.
The incident happened at the girl’s place at
Number 5 Amachi street in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi
The State’s Police Public Relations Officer, Loveth
Oda, who confirmed this, explained that Njoku and
Cynthia have been friends for some years and
had already began marriage plans.
The man had already met the lady’s parents,
informing them of his plans to marry their
daughter, he said.
Njoku, however, suspected that Cynthia was
cheating on him.
He was said to have confronted her and when she
denied it, he stormed her apartment on the day of
the incident and after an argument, stabbed her
with the knife she was using while she was
The deceased was rushed to the hospital where
doctors confirmed her dead.
Realizing the terrible thing he had done, Njoku ran
to his house where he killed himself.
“His corpse was discovered inside his room with
blood gushing out from his nose, eyes and ears at
9am the following day.
“Investigations have since been launched into the
matter,” the police spokesperson said.