A teenager whose identity is yet to be ascertained is on the run after he allegedly stabbed his mother’s lover to death in Benin, Edo state.
It was learnt that the teenager committed the act while defending his mother who was engaged in brawl with the deceased.
The deceased whose name was given as Osayande Edoigiawerie lived with his family at Zabayor Street, the same street where his lover lives with her children.
Children of the deceased said their father hurriedly left home that evening after receiving a call from his lover.
The teenager and his mother are now on the run while the house where the incident took place has been abandoned.
Confirming the incident, the State Police spokesman, DSP Stephen Onwuchei said the police have commenced investigations into the matter.