A person recognized as Ikenna Asiegbu, has allegedly killed his girlfriend, a 22-year-old Chidimma Christophe, in Mgbakwu, Awka North Native Authorities Space of Anambra State.
The state police command’s spokesperson, DSP Toochukwu Ikenga, confirmed the arrest, including that the matter has been transferred to the State Prison Investigation Division, SCID.
Ikenga mentioned: “The suspect, Mr. Ikenna Asiegbu, who allegedly murdered a 22-year-old Miss Chidimma Christopher, at Urutolu village in Mgbakwu, has been apprehended and he’s now in custody.
“We acquired data that the suspect beat up and murdered the sufferer in his home at Mgbakwu. The sufferer was rescued and rushed to the hospital the place she was confirmed lifeless by a medical physician on obligation.
“In the meantime, the case has been transferred to the State Prison Investigation Division for discreet investigation. Additional growth shall be communicated please,” he mentioned.
Asiegbu allegedly murdered the sufferer, who was mentioned to have had a child with him, after an extended interval of co-habitation.
An eyewitness, Mrs. Ngozi Nwude, had instructed neighbours that the suspect had been within the behavior of beating the lady regardless of cautions from neighbours.
Mrs. Nwude mentioned, “She had been dwelling with the suspect since. She is from Enugwu Agidi in Njikoka LGA of the state, however her mom is from Mgbakwu. The boy has been within the behavior of beating her, now see the corpse.”
The suspect, Ikenna Asiegbu was allegedly beating the lady earlier than she immediately collapsed and was rushed to the hospital the place the physician confirmed to him that she was lifeless.
Some offended youths, upon seeing the corpse, descended on the suspect, beating him to stupor.
They tried to set him ablaze earlier than vigilante operatives waded in and whisked him away to their workplace from the place police authorities have been contacted and later picked him as much as their station. Supply: DailyPost