A University of Benin Student (UNIBEN) is reported to have poisoned her best friend over a boyfriend, WAR has learned.
Ese, a 300 level student was said to have accused her friend a 200 level student who lives in the same room with her of trying to collect his boyfriend, who is an influential politician in Edo state.
Lizzy who confirmed the incident, said, Ese had last month put poison in a bottle of malt and given to her friend who was said to be having malaria and was lying down in the hostel.
A close friend to Ruth who was alleged to have been poison, said, Ese had sometimes last three months, had a serious misunderstanding with her friend over a boyfriend and warned her to stay off her boyfriend.
She however said, Ruth was rushed to a hospital and was later taken to a church located around the ring road, Benin City for prayers.
When asked how she knew Ruth is suffering from poison, she said, Ese had few hours after she committed the act, boasted she has poisoned Ruth, saying she warned her to stay off her boyfriend but she never listened.
Lizzy, however, said, there are many cases of ladies poisoning and fighting each other in UNIBEN over issues of a boyfriend.