A yet to be identified young man has sustained a serious face injury after he was stabbed during a fight over sharing of “yahoo yahoo” proceeds in Ughelli, Delta State.
Focus Naija can report that the incident occurred on Friday at their residence located at Ogboni Street behind Government College in Oteri.
According to reports, trouble started when both parties insisted on receiving a larger percentage of the proceeds citing individual roles they had played while scamming their victim.
A source disclosed that efforts made by neighbors to stop the fight were in vain as one picked up a weapon and inflicted a deep cut very close to the other’s right eye.
“This is not the first time they are fighting over yahoo yahoo money. But this is the first time that their fight is drawing blood.
“As the fight ensued, the other guy grabbed a weapon and stabbed him in the face. At first, we thought that he was stabbed in the eye as blood covered his face. After washing the face, It was later discovered that the injury was on his cheek.
Another source disclosed that the fight was caused by greed;
“The two of them that are fighting used to be friends and they hustled together. Because they did not initially agree percentage, when the money dropped, they had a disagreement about how to share it. The disagreement degenerated into the fight that led to the stabbing. Greed couldn’t let them agree on a sharing formula.
As at the time of filing this report, the injured guy was receiving treatment while the other was said to have fled town to Warri for fear of a reprisal attack.