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Girl stabbed to death in Akure.

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Police in Akure, Ondo State capital, have confirmed the arrest of one person over the killing of a young girl in the city.

The deceased was reportedly stabbed to death on Thursday evening. The incident happened in Ijoka area of the state capital.

The mother of the deceased allegedly raised the alarm and called the attention of neighbours to the incident after returning from work to find her daughter in the pool of her own blood in the room.

According to sources, the attackers stabbed the girl to death in her house because there were stab wounds all over her body.

The police spokesperson in the state, Femi Joseph, confirmed the incident and said that the victim’s boyfriend has been arrested in connection with the crime.

According to him, the mother of the deceased reported the case to them and said she suspected the boyfriend with whom the victim was said to have heard a misunderstanding recently.

The police said the matter was being investigated and perpetrators shall be brought to book.