Enugu Man In Police Net For Killing his Step mumFeatured, Latest News, News Saturday, January 2nd, 2016
By IGNATIUS OKPARA, Enugu
Tension has enveloped the entire Umuenem Ezinesi Oduma, in Aninri Local Government Area of Enugu state , following the alleged murder of a middle age woman by her step son, who is now in police custody.
The state police command, said, husband of the deceased, whose name was given as Anyim Samuel “was attending a family meeting weekend when he received the news of the attack on his late wife by one of his sons.
According to state police public Relations officer, PPRO, Ebere Amarizu, who made this known to AFRICAN EXAMINER on Saturday, immediately Anyim, got the sad news he “ran home and rushed the wife to hospital.l”
But unfortunately, when they got to the hospital, she was confirmed dead by the Doctor on duty.
The suspect, was said to be having an issue with the elder sister over a request to sell a GP Tank to enable him raise money to buy a motorcycle for okada business in the community.
However, the request by the suspect, did not go down well with the sister hence, a fight broke out after a hectic argument between them.
It was gathered that as the altercation between the brother and sister rages, the suspect picked an axe to be used on the sister, a development that attracted the deceased step mother, identified as Bennedeth Anyim, who intervened to save the situation.
But unfortunately, as the late woman was trying to drag the axe with the suspect, the object inflicted deep wound on her neck and she fell down and became unconscious.
Immediately the deceased fell down, the suspect, took to his heels, and the woman was rushed to a nearby hospital for treatment, but was confirmed dead.
Her corps was later deposited at Awgu District Hospital Mortuary for Autopsy.
Meanwhile, the suspect has been arrested by the police, and he is presently with the operatives of the Homicide section of the state criminal Intelligence and Investigations Department of the Enugu state command, just as a full scale investigation is to be carried out on the matter.
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