A 23- year-old secondary School dropout, Mac Davis Okonye in Ibusa community of Delta state in the early hours of Friday allegedly killed his close friend identified as chukwuyen Albert following alleged disagreement on why he (Mac Davis) dropped out of secondary school in the area. He went ahead to kill himself before he could be arrested.
It was gathered that Mac Davis dropped out of secondary school in SS1 after failing all the three terms at Saint Augustine secondary school, Ibusa, and Joined the group of Marabouts,’an act his friend allegedly mocked him, and in anger, he allegedly stabbed him with a knife to death on the spot.
Sources said Mac Davis though finished his secondary school, turned a strong cultist as he was allegedly terrorizing the community before he was killed.
But the police spokesman in the state, DSP,Andrew Aniamaka who confirmed the incident to DAILY POST said, ” the police discovered both friends were cultists, and were also involved in yahoo-yahoo. We are still investigating the incident, no arrest has been made yet. ”
Investigation revealed that Mac Davis had earlier threatened to take his life when his girlfriend allegedly mocked him as secondary school dropout, but was rescued by his uncle who was responsible for his education after the demise of his parents.
His uncle, Chief Charles Okonye who spoke to DAILY POST in Asaba said, ” The young man gave me stress. He killed himself for the disgrace he brought upon himself after killing his friend. It is unfortunate that I tried to stop his evil intention after the demise of his parents to no avail. ”
As at the time of this report, there was palpable tension and confusion in Ibusa community as residents were seen in tears.