There was tragedy over the weekend in Umuahia, Abia State, when a soldier who was attached to a Chinese construction company stabbed one Mr. Offor Uchenna to death.

Torireporters gathered that a disagreement had curled up between the duo at the railway station Umuahia.

A shop owner in that area spoke on the condition of anonymity, he said the soldier whose name is Saeed Sabo of the 82 Division, Nigerian Army, Enugu, brought out a knife and stabbed the victim in his chest region.

The victim slummed to the ground and was rushed to the Federal Medical hospital, Umuahia, where he was confirmed dead.

“Nobody can actually tell the reason for the disagreement between the soldier and the victim. We were watching from afar as they were shouting at each other. As they shouted the soldier drew a small knife and stabbed the man on the chest and he collapsed. He was then rushed to the hospital where he died before they got to FMC” this was the account given by the shop owner.

Our source gathered that the soldier was arrested and handed over to the police while the corpse has been deposited at the mortuary.

The Police Public Relations Officer, Abia State Command who was contacted concerning the information mentioned that investigation has commenced on the issue.