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The family of Mr. Edward Ekecareah who died as a result of stabbing by a man identified as Godspower, a suspected member of OSPAC, a local vigilance group, in Chococho community, in Etche Local Government Area of Rivers State, has demanded for justice.

The incident occurred last week Tuesday, following a disagreement between the victim and a woman that engaged him (Edward) in a menial job.

 Daugther of the deceased, Joy Edward, on Wednesday, disclosed that they were also in need of help because they had lost their breadwinner.

Joy lamented: “My dad worked for a particular woman last week Saturday. So, the woman told him that she had just half of the money which was N6,500. The work is supposed to be N12,000.

“The woman gave him N6,500 remaining N5,500. And the woman told him that she would give you the balance on Sunday.

“My Dad called the woman on Sunday she did not pick. He called her on Monday, she did not pick. So, when he came back from work on Tuesday, he decided to go to the woman’s place to demand the money, since she was not picking his calls.

“When my father got there, he met the woman and told her he came to collect his money. The woman told him it was not yet month end; that when it’s month end, he should come and collect the money. That she does not have money now.”

The young lady said her father asked the woman why she should treat him in such a way, telling the woman that she never told him she would pay by month end.

According to her, a disagreement ensued between the victim and the woman, whose identify could not be ascertained, which attracted the attention of the woman’s lover.

Joy continued: “The woman’s man friend, who is an OSPAC guy, was around. So, the man came out and asked my dad why he should say she said the woman conscience.

“The OSPAC man told my dad to get out from the place and my dad told the OSPAC guy he came to demand his money from the woman.”

She disclosed that the suspect stabbed her father at his back, when he wanted to board a cyclist and he fell down.

“We are demanding for justice because we have no helper. My dad left behind seven children.Two are in the university.”

However, the woman has been arrested, while the suspect, Godspower, is at large.

Daily Sun gathered that the woman was arrested by the Police Division in Okomoko and transferred to the Police Division in Okehi.

She was later transferred to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (SCIID), Port Harcourt, for further investigation.


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