Chaos rocks Ado-Ekiti, the state capital, of Ekiti State on Friday when an unknown soldier reportedly killed an operative of the Department of State Service over a minor disagreement.
The incident happened at the KSSD Hotel located at NTA road, Friday evening, when the soldier had accused the young man suspected to be a “Yahoo Boy’ at the Hotel, in the process of apprehending him, the suspect sighted a familiar face who happened to be the late DSS man.
The DSS operative attempted to intervene and pleaded with the soldier to let the suspect off the hook, but the soldier would not take things lying low and who was pissed reportedly stabbed the DSS man in the neck, which led to his death hours after.
A few minutes after, the DSS operatives were said to have stormed the hotel premises and taken the killer soldier into custody.
ASP Sunday Abutu, spokesman of the Ekiti Command, confirmed that the victim was killed during an argument with some soldiers and that the police are investigating the matter.
“We heard that the DSS operative was killed during a hot argument with some soldiers yesterday evening, though corpse had been deposited in the morgue, the soldier arrested.
Sunday Abutu concluded that “let me also add that our detectives have started an investigation, and we will get to the root of the matter.