A man identified as Chibisi Irem on Tuesday, August 31, cut off his girlfriend’s over claims that she was dating another man.
It was gathered that the crime was committed in Ishieke community, Ebonyi Local Government Area of the state, where Chibisi reportedly runs a restaurant.
It was further gathered that Chibisi had warned Chinyere, his girlfriend, against dating another man but that she refused to heed.
It was said that Chinyere continued to date the man until trouble erupted between her and Chibisi on the morning of Tuesday, with Chibisi attacking Chinyere when serving customers at the restaurant.
Confirming the incident, Loveth Odah, Police Public Relations Officer in Ebonyi State said:
“We are presently trailing a young man with the name Chibisi Irem, who is said to have attacked a girlfriend of his with a machete at Isieke, Ebony State Local Government Area.
“The incident occurred as a result of a misunderstanding amongst the lovers at a restaurant they manage.
“The misunderstanding led to the lady being subjected to a cup at her upper arm after Chibisi Irem attacked her with a machete. She has been taken to the hospital and is undergoing treatment.”