A jealous boy friend identified as Munabo Tonworio has turned the peaceful oil rich community of Oluasiri in Nembe gocal government area of Bayelsa state into horror with shooting of his girlfriend pointblank on the face over suspicion of cheating.
The incident, which occurred on Sunday night at about 11:00pm, threw the entire community into a confused state.
Munabo Tonworio, 28 years old, who is an indigene of Agada-Ama community in the local government area, was reported to have raised his gun and shot his girl friend in the face, while she was answering a call from an unidentified person.
The victim, identified as Wapaemi Amabebi,34 years old is an indigene of Oluasiri , who had harbored him from discovery by security personnel, is reported to be a provision store owner and bread winner of the relationship.
Munabo is said to be on the wanted list of the Department of State Security (DSS) and the Joint Military Task force code named Operation Delta Safe, over alleged involvement in voodoo preparation for suspected kidnappers.
A source, who identified himself as Moses, told journalists on telephone that the killer boyfriend escaped immediately he shot the girl but was apprehended and tied close to the corpse of the deceased girl friend.
Confirming the development, the spokesman of the Bayelsa state police command, Asinim Butswat, stated that “On 14/04/2019 at about 2245 hours one Munabo Tonworio ‘m’ 28 years shot dead his lover one Victoria Ekalamene ‘f’ 34 years, after a quarrel at the residence of the deceased in Oluasiri, Nembe local government area, Bayelsa state.
“The murder weapon, a locally cut-to-size gun and an expanded AA ammunition were recovered from the scene. The suspect has been arrested and is being detained at the SCIID, Yenagoa. Investigation is ongoing.”