A middle aged woman identified as Chinenye Okoro is currently on the run after allegedly killing her spouse, Ifeanyi.
In a statement released by the spokesperson of the state police command, Loveth Odah, the suspect allegedly killed the deceased by pulling his genital during an argument at their home in Akaeze community in the Ivo Local Government Area of Ebonyi State on Tuesday March 31. The statement reads
”On 31/03/2020, at about 11am, one Rose John ‘f’ in company with one Sunday Ngwoke ‘m’ reported at Ivo Police Division that while she was frying garri in her kitchen, she saw one Chinenye Okoro run across her compound and jumped the fence, which got her attention.
“That she decided to find out what happened in the neighbouring compound, only to see the lifeless body of one Ifeanyi Okoro (aka Nwaogbi), lying on the ground in front of his door post.
Following the report, police detectives quickly mobilised to the scene, rushed the victim to Marthama Hospital, Akaeze, Ivo LGA for medical treatment and he was confirmed dead by a medical practitioner on duty. The body was deposited at Izunna Mortuary Services Ltd, for preservation and autopsy.
Investigations revealed that the deceased was a boyfriend to Chinenye Okoro and that the two lovers had misunderstanding and as a result, the girlfriend (Chinenye) pulled the deceased’s penis, which allegedly led to his death.
However, effort is on to arrest the principal suspect and the case is under investigation after which suspect(s) would be charged to court for prosecution”.