A 27-year-old man identified as Prince Miebi has been stabbed to death by three armed men in Warri South LGA of Delta State, after he reportedly won N15 million in a betting game.
According to reports obtained by Mentorslinks, the deceased was stabbed multiple times in various parts of his body by hoodlums who made away with his phone on Friday, November 27, 2020.
It was gathered that the victim died while he was being rushed to a near-by hospital.
An uncle to the deceased, Mr. Thomas Ogisi, who confirmed the unfortunate incident, said the deceased had played the betting game last weekend with all his predictions going through amounting to N15 million.
“Prince stays with my elder sister. On that fateful day, they were in Ogbe-Ijoh market and were preparing to close when suddenly three boys blocked him in the shop and they stabbed him.
“The incident happened around 6pm on Friday. After stabbing him, they collected only his phone and left. Before he was rushed to the hospital, he was already dead.
“The information we are hearing from his friends indicate that he was killed because he won N15 million from a betting game.
“He was expecting the money to be paid to him on Wednesday before he was stabbed to death on Monday. Some of his friends were aware of the money,” he said.