From Chuks Moses, Awka
A suspect, Mr Sunday Ugwu has been arrested by the Anambra Police Command, Awada Obosi division for allegedly killing his wife, Amara.
According to the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the state, Mr Haruna Mohammed (SP), “On the June 10,2019 at about 8:pm,Police detectives attached to Awada Division arrested one Sunday Ngwu ‘m’ aged 41 years from Nkanu LGA of Enugu State but resides at Ikwo Street Ibollo in Idemili North LGA of Anambra State.
“Suspect allegedly beat his wife one Amara Ngwu ‘f’ aged 39 years of the same address to pulp and then used a heavy metal object to hit her on the head leaving her unconscious.
“The scene was visited by Police detectives attached to Awada Division and victim rushed to Bex hospital where she was confirmed dead on arrival by a medical Doctor and corpse deposited at the mortuary for autopsy…”
The PPRO also disclosed that the state Commissioner of Police, Mustapha Dandaura has ordered for the immediate transfer of the case to State headquarters of the Criminal Investigations Department(CID) Awka, so as to conduct a discreet investigation in order to ascertain the circumstances surrounding the incident after which the suspect would be charged to Court for prosecution.