By; PAMELA EBOH Awka
A mother of two and a co tenant has allegedly been killed by 30-year-old Ebube Obi during a fight at their residence at Ugochukwu Lane, Nkpor Agu, Ogidi in Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State.
Information has it that a quarrel had broken out between Oba and the deceased, who’s name was given as Uzoamaka Ekpe, which later resulted in a brawl.
In a statement by the state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Toochukwu Ikenga said that the suspect has been arrested.
He revealed that the deceased died as a result of a fist blow to the head and chest.
The statement added, “Police Operatives at about 4:33pm on 25/6/2022 arrested one Ebube Oba ‘M’ aged 30years over alleged murder of a mother of two (2), Mrs Uzoamaka Ekpe aged 45years living at Ugochukwu lane Nkpor Agu, Ogidi.
“Preliminary information revealed that late Mrs Uzoamaka had a quarrel with the suspect which resulted to fisticuffs.
“Ebube hit the victim on the chest and face with a fist blow, before she collapsed. she was rushed to the hospital and was later confirmed dead by a medical doctor on duty.
“The body has been deposited to the morgue and the suspect is in custody. The case shall be charged to court after investigations.”
Speaking on the incident, the state Commissioner of Police, CP Echeng Echeng advised members of the public not to yield to uncontrollable anger at all times as it could be dangerous.