An alleged internet fraudster has stabbed himself to death briefly after going insane.
According to reports, the incident occurred at the Oteri town hall in Ughelli North council, Delta State.
The close friends of the deceased revealed that he was in his early 20s.
it was reported that he threw a lavish birthday party in May at a popular hotel in the Ekuigbo area of Ughelli, spending thousands on drinks for guests who attended the party.
Sources reportedly revealed that Mukoro had been acting strangely for some days before he took his life.
Pleading anonymity, a source said, “All attempts to restrain him were fruitless as he charged at anyone that tried to restrain him as he continued using the broken bottle on himself until he slumped and died,” a resident of the community stated.
“He ran away from the church his mother took him to for prayers to the community town hall and started stabbing himself.
“The more sympathizers tried to stop him from continuously stabbing himself, the more he did so.”
When contacted, a senior police officer at the Ughelli Area Command, confirmed the shocking incident, stating that the police was called to the scene of the incident by the Oteri community chairman after attempts to restrain the deceased failed.
He said: “Before we got to the scene of the incident, he had stabbed himself on the throat and had lost too much blood after which he slumped and died with his remains deposited in the mortuary.”
Please note that the above photo was used for the purpose of illustration and not the real photo of the individual in question. Thanks