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Police Arrest Man for Allegedly Stabbing His Wife’s Friend to Death in Asaba


The Delta State Police Command has arrested one Nicholas Charles for the murder of his wife’s friend, Ngozi Sharon William, in Asaba, the state capital.

The State Commissioner of Police, CP Abaniwonda Olufemi, who disclosed this to newsmen in Asaba, on Thursday, April 11, 2024, said the deceased, a mother of three, was stabbed to death by the suspect when she paid his family a visit.

On the 5th April 2024, at about 2300hours, one Ngozi Sharon William went to visit a family friend, one Mr Nicholas Charles ‘m’ and his wife at No.10 Adizue Onochei Street Asaba,” the CP stated.

“While the said Ngozi was in the apartment, a disagreement ensued between herself and the said Nicholas, which took them to the kitchen. During the course of the disagreement, the suspect, Mr. Nicholas picked a knife on the fridge and stabbed the victim which led to her death. Suspect is in custody and the investigation is ongoing.”

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THE POINTER gathered that Sharon, from Enugu State, also worked with the suspect’s wife, Mrs. Ijeoma Precious Nicholas.

According to a Delta activist, Marvin Mordi, Sharon assisted Mrs. Nicholas in producing fresh fruit juice and tiger nut drink which she sells every Sunday at House on the Rock Church, in Asaba.

“They make the drink in the house of Mrs. Nicholas, mostly at night, and after production they supply In the morning,” he explained.

“Based on this policy, Sharon closes from work everyday at 5am and either Mrs. Ijeoma Nicholas or Mr. Charles Nicholas drops her everyday at her house.

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“Sharon had an issue with her friend, Mrs Ijeoma Precious Nicholas, according to Sharon’s daughter, that made her stop work for about 2 weeks.

“During the Easter celebration, Ijeoma Precious Nicholas called Sharon and pleaded with her to please come and assist her in the production, saying that the pressure was much on her.

“Sharon obliged and resumed on Easter Monday. She was stabbed to death on Friday, same week and her dead body was dumped at her employee street half naked.

“It was revealed by Sharon’s daughter that her mother left for Mrs Ijeoma house to help her produce fresh fruit juice. They became concerned when their mom didn’t return and neither Mrs. Ijeoma nor the husband dropped her as usual

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“Mrs Ijeoma Precious Nicholas’ husband has been arrested and currently at the police headquarters for further investigation while she is on the run.

“Mrs Ijeoma Precious Nicholas is a worker at the House on The Rock Church Asaba same as her husband who is also in Protocol department of the church and a Nollywood actor.

“We are calling on the rightful authorities that this murder shouldn’t be swept under the carpet. We demand Justice for Sharon,” he concluded.


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