Mad Man Attacks Popular Trader With Broken Bottle, Stabs Him To Death In Uyo (Photo) - Nicole Kaima's Blog


Sunday, August 16, 2020

Mad Man Attacks Popular Trader With Broken Bottle, Stabs Him To Death In Uyo (Photo)

A mentally deranged man identified simply as Papa, brutally murdered a 39-year-old man identified as Okon Nya
Nyong in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State capital.

According to reports, the mad man who resides with his father, Mr. Ime David, at No. 7, Nwaniba Road, Uyo, exhibits violent behaviour and is always seen punching the air at Oron and Nwaniba road traffic lights in Uyo metropolis.

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The deceased was an indigene of Odukpani Local Government Area of Cross River State. He was a petty trader and owned a shop in Uyo.

Emem Ime Solomon, a neighbour of the deceased, who narrated the incident, said it happened few minutes after 6am on Friday, August 14.

According to her, Late Nyong had gone to fetch water in the morning, only to be ambushed on his return and stabbed with a broken bottle by the suspect.

“The deceased was stabbed at the back, while carrying his water container. He attempted to escape the attacker as he dashed towards his apartment.

“He, however, collapsed few meters to his house and the suspect closed in on him, stabbing him with reckless abandon.

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“As people in the neighborhood came out, Okon Nyong had slumped, having lost a lot of blood,” she said.

The victim was said to have been rushed to a nearby hospital where he gave up the ghost.

It was gathered that the suspect escaped afterwards but was later apprehended in Oron road by some youths who beat him to pulp.

The police later visited the scene and arrested the mad man and his father, Ime David.

Confirming the incident, the Police Public Relations Officer in the State, CSP Frederic N’nudam said the suspect has been arrested and the matter transferred to the Criminal Investigation Department of the State Police Command, Ikot Akpan Abia.

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