Police order investigation into death of motorcyclist in Bayelsa


The Bayelsa State Commissioner of Police, CP Ben Okolo, has ordered a discreet investigation into the death of a motorcycle rider, who was reportedly stabbed to death by a barber in Sagbama Community, Sagbama Local Government Area of the state.

Newsmen gathered that the deceased was stabbed over a minor misunderstanding that led to an argument.

In a statement issued and sent to newsmen on Thursday by the state’s Police Public Relations Officer, SP, Asinim Butswat, “the incident occurred on 05 January 2022, at about 1400hours, at Sagbama Community. One Lucky Diri ‘m’ 20 years, a Barber, allegedly stabbed one Emeka Christian Udo ‘m’ 38 years, a motorcycle rider, with a screwdriver on his left ribs, over a minor misunderstanding.”

He added that the victim was rushed to Sagbama General Hospital, where he died while receiving treatment. The suspect, Lucky Diri, has been arrested and detained at the State Criminal Investigation Department for further interrogation.