Tragedy struck on Christmas eve when a cow, bought to celebrate Christmas killed a former youth president of Obogoro community in Yenagoa Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, Mr. Sobokime Igodo.
Daily Trust gathered that the deceased and a group of friends had contributed money to buy the cow, kill and share as they normally do every Christmas.
According to the residents of the area, the incident happened at the deceased’s residence where sharing of the cow was supposed to take place.
The victim died when the two butchers hired to kill the cow were unable to make the animal stand but kept attempting to find a way to kill it.
He was said to have been rushed to the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Yenagoa where he was referred to the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital.
When contacted, the police spokesman in Bayelsa State, SP Asinim Butswat, denied knowledge of the incident.
He, however, promised to contact the Divisional Police Officer in charge of the area and revert to the reporter but did not get back as at the time of filling the report. (Daily Trust)