REPORTER: UCHE NDEKE
A 30 year old man identified as Ebube Oba has allegedly killed a co- tenant and mother of two in Nkpor Agu, Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State.
According to an eye witness account, who pleaded anonymity, the suspect, Oba, had a quarrel with the deceased, whose name was given as Uzoamaka Ekpe, which later resulted in a fight in their residence.
Confirming the incident in a statement, the Police spokesperson in the state, Mr. Toochukwu Ikenga, indicated that the suspect had been arrested.
According to the statement, “preliminary information revealed that late Mrs. Uzoamaka had a quarrel with the suspect, which resulted to fisticuffs and Ebube hit the victim on the chest and face with a fist blow, which made her to collapse.”
The statement noted that the victim was rushed to the hospital and was later confirmed dead by a medical doctor on duty.
The statement said the body had been deposited in the morgue, the suspect taken in custody and would be prosecuted after investigation.
EDITED BY CHUKWUBUIKE MADU