Anambra State Police Command Arrests Murder Suspect

Hyacinth Chinweuba/Richard Ginika Izuora

The Anambra State Police Command has arrested a murder suspect, who allegedly axed his nephew to death.

It would be recalled that on the 16/3/2020 at about 10pm, One Uchechi Eze ‘m’ aged 20 years of Ezza LGA of Ebonyi State but reside at Ugamma Village, Obosi used Axe and allegedly beheaded his nephew one Chiemere Ezekiel ‘m’ aged 4 years of Ugamma Village, Obosi in Idemili South LGA of Anambra State. The victim died on the spot and suspect escaped to unknown destination.

According to, SP Haruna Mohammed,PPRO* Anambra State Police Command, police operatives attached to Obosi Division visited the Scene and took the victim to Unity hospital Obosi where he was confirmed dead by a medical doctor and his Corpse deposited at ST. Edward mortuary for autopsy while intensive manhunt of suspect intensified.

Consequently, following intelligence report, Police detectives attached to Obosi division in conjunction with Vigilante group in the area arrested the culprit at a criminal hideout smoking substance suspected to be Cannabis Sativa.

The suspect voluntarily confessed to the crime and the exhibit he used in perpetrating the dastardly act was also recovered in his possession.

Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police CP John B.Abang, has directed that the case be transferred to the Criminal investigation department(CID) for discreet investigation after which suspect would be charged to Court for prosecution.

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