Residents in the Amukpe community of Delta state were thrown into mourning over the weekend after a man was stabbed to death by his friend over N12,000.
According to reports, the man identified as Godstime had gone to a place where they gamble. He and his friends contributed money up to N12, 000 which they used in gambling.
However, an argument ensued when they needed to share the money they contributed after they had stopped gambling.
The verbal altercation then degenerated into a fight and Godstime was stabbed with a bottle twice in his stomach.
Reports have it that the deceased recently welcomed a child.
His body has since been deposited in a morgue.
The spokesperson of the state police command, DSP Onome Onovwakpoyeya, who confirmed the incident, said the friend who stabbed the deceased has been arrested and is now in police custody.