A 27-year-old man Prince Mieyebi has reportedly been killed by some unknown persons in Werri after he won N15 million in a betting game.
According to reports, Prince was assassinated while he was closing his aunty’s shop at the popular Ogbe-Ijoh market in Warri South Local Government Area of the State on November 27.
After they killed him, the armed men made away with his mobile phone. Prince died upon arrival at a nearby hospital.
The news was confirmed by his uncle, Mr. Thomas Ogisi who said; “The boy stays with my elder sister. On that fateful day, they were in Ogbe-Ijoh market and were preparing to close when suddenly three boys blocked him in the shop and they stabbed him.
The incident happened around 6 pm on Friday. After stabbing him, they collected only his phone and left. Before he was rushed to the hospital, he was already dead,” Mr. Ogisi told Daily Independent.
The information we are hearing from his friends indicate that he was killed because he won N15 million from a betting game. He was expecting the money to be paid to him on Wednesday before he was stabbed to death on Monday. Some of his friends were aware of the money,”
“We are demanding for justice for the gruesome killing of our son. We want thorough investigation by the police. We are not also happy with the level of security at the market.” he added.