A 50-year-old neighbour, Cyril Oko who hails from the Afikpo South Local Government Area of the state stabbed a 25-year-old man, Peter Nkwuda, who hails from Ishieke village in the Ebonyi Local Government Area of Ebonyi .
The incident took place in the deceased’s residence at Oroke Onuoha, Ebonyi Local Government Area of the state on Monday.\
It was gathered that the whole scene started when the deceased raised up his sound system to the discomfort.
Oko was reported to have approached peter to lower the intensity of his sound system, but refused.
Thereafter, an argument was developed between the duo, resulting to the mishap that befall the victim. Oko, was reported to have entered his room and brought out a knife an allegedly stabbed his neighbour in the chest.
It was gathered that Peter slumped and died in the presence of other neighbours, who made frantic efforts to stop the bleeding but to no avail.
The wife of the deceased Mrs Chisom Nkwuda, reported the incident to the Kpiripkiri Police Station, which dispatched operatives to the scene of the incident to arrest Oko.
When contacted, the state Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Loveth Odah, confirmed the incident and said the suspect had been arrested.