Two suspects held for murder in Imo
Men of Imo State Police Command have arrested two people identified as Chinelo Joseph and Ada Amuzie over suspicion of murder at different locations in the state.
WITHIN NIGERIA learnt that the 26-year-old suspect identified as Chinelo was arrested for allegedly killing her lover-boy, one Okenna Ekwebelem, with whom she had been in a relationship.
According to the police at Okigwe divisional headquarters, Chinelo Joseph visited the deceased in his residence at Okigwe and after spending time with him, decided to leave but the deceased refused.
It was also learnt that Chinelo objected and insisted on leaving, and as soon as she left, the late Okenna ran after her and directed her to go back to his house. Chinelo reportedly refused to leave and Okenna started a fight.
In retaliation, she picked up a piece of iron and hit him on the chest and he fell down and died instantly.
Police spokesman Orlando Ikeokwu said the suspect has been arrested and that she has confessed to the crime.