Why I stabbed my neighbor with kitchen knife ... Suspect - NEWS FRONTIER DAILY


Tuesday, October 24, 2023

Why I stabbed my neighbor with kitchen knife ... Suspect

A 40 year old woman, Ann Lingwong has revealed why she stabbed her neighbor to death with a kitchen Knife following an altercation that ensued between both of them.

The  tragic incident it was gathered happened at Okoroba Street, Akim road in Calabar Municipality LGA of Cross River.

Briefing newsmen at the Police Command  Headquarters, Diamond Hill Calabar on Tuesday , the Police Public Relations Officer ,PPRO,  SP Irene Ugbo said they made milestone breakthrough within the period under review.

SP Ugbo said 15 suspects were arrested for committing different offences including Kidnapping, gun running and manufacturing, piracy , murder , theft amongst others .

She said notable ones included a notorious kidnapper terrorising Akpabuyo and it's environs.

According to her,  Daniel Eshiet was part of the gang responsible for the abduction of a Larfarge staff in September and collected million of naira as ransom for his release.

She further hinted that one Mrs Ann Lingwong who stabbed her neighbour to death was also arrested after age tried to flee the scene.

"Ann stabbed her neighbour with a kitchen knife during an argument , these 15 persons will soon be charged to court once we conclude our investigations.

"We also apprehended a Point of Sale thief , he specializes in robbing POS operators, he came in all the way from Bayelsa state before men of Anti Cultism and Kidnapping Squad apprehended him," she said .

Speaking further Ugbo urged Community Leaders and political class to eschew bitterness and abstain from resorting to self help but seek legal  redress.

Ann who allegedly stabbed her neighbor  to death, said she was trying to prevent  the victim, Daniel Edim from beating her child.

"He was trying to beat up my nine year old daughter , I only tried to prevent him from doing so , then we got into a heated argument, , I stabbed with with the knife I was using the peel potatoes, I don't intend to kill him," Ann said.

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