Police Arrest 3 over killing of Barber In Delta State

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Delta State Police Command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Bright Edafe, has disclosed the tragic incident in which three murder suspects took the life of a barber in Eku, Delta State.

In a recent social media update on his X handle, Edafe recounted the events, stating, “Three young individuals in Eku, Delta State, engaged a barber in Abraka for a fee of N15,000. When the barber expressed his unavailability, the trio requested a refund.”

“The barber returned N5,000, assuring to settle the remainder the following day. Subsequently, the three individuals visited his shop to have their hair done, leading to a confrontation between them and the barber. In the course of the altercation, one of the suspects used an iron mopping stick to strike the barber.”

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“Following the assault, the barber was swiftly taken to the hospital; however, he succumbed to his injuries during treatment. The implicated suspects are currently in custody at State CID Asaba.”

Edafe lamented, “This is a tragic incident that could have been prevented.”