There was shock and disbelief amongst residents of Oluasiri within the Nembe
Local Government Area of Bayelsa State on Sunday as a younger man in his late
20s reportedly shot his girlfriend to death for allegedly cheating on him.
A supply in the neighborhood, who reported the incident, stated the suspect,
Munabo Tonworio, alleged that his lover, Victoria Ekalamene, was cheating
He was stated to have pointed a gun at his sufferer whereas interrogating her on
an alleged relationship with a person she was seen with when the gun went off
in her face. The gunshot reportedly shattered Victoria’s face and she or he gave
up the ghost earlier than she received to the hospital.
The incident, which occurred round 11pm, threw the whole Oluasiri
group into panic, whereas these shut to the sufferer have been left in
mourning. The suspected jealous lover was apprehended by a mob and handed
over to the personnel of the Nembe Police Station for investigation and
The Bayelsa State Police Command spokesperson, Asinim Butswats, who
confirmed the incident, stated the suspect had been arrested and detained.
He stated, “On April 14, 2019, round 10.45pm, one Munabo Tonworio, 28, shot
useless his lover, one Victoria Ekalamene, 34, after a quarrel on the
residence of the deceased in Oluasiri within the Nembe Local Government Area of
“The homicide weapon, a locally-made cut-to-size gun and expended AA
ammunition, have been recovered from the scene. The suspect has been arrested
and is being detained on the State Criminal Intelligence and Investigation
Department, Yenagoa. Investigation is ongoing.