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Tragedy struck when a.man stabbed his lover’s father to death after the deceased caught them in a romantic mood .
PLATFORM TIMES gathered that the incident occured in Otu -Jeremi, headquarters of Ughelli South Local Government Area, Delta State.
It was gathered that the trouble started when the deceased returned home from a journey on Wednesday and found the suspect simply identified as Paul, in a romantic mood with his daughter.
“In the process of asking what was going on, an argument broke out and they started to fight.
“As they were fighting, the suspect stabbed the man with a broken bottle. The man died before he could get help”, a source said.
The State Police Public Relations Officer, Bright Edafe, who confirmed the arrest, however, said: “The suspect went to a lady’s house. He claimed he heard a child crying, so he went there to carry the child when the deceased came and said ‘what are you doing with this child?’
“In the process, they started fighting and along the line, the suspect took a kitchen knife and stabbed the deceased.”