A 41-year old man, Ogbonna Nwankwo has been arrested for allegedly attempting to murder a 29-year old woman Bella Joseph at Dollar inn motel ihite in Orumba South LGA of Anambra
The suspect was said to have attempted to remove the victim’s breast after stabbing her with knife causing her intestine to come out before his eventual arrest.
It gathered that the suspect was about to escape when he was apprehended by
angry mob who beat him to stupor before he was arrested by the police and taken to the hospital for treatment under police guard.
The Police spokesperson, Haruna Mohammed confirmed the incident.
He said the Commissioner of Police, John Abang has directed that the case be transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department (CID) for discreet investigation in order to unravel the actual circumstances surrounding the incident.
He said, “On the 2/9/2020 at about 8:am,there was a report of attempted murder of one Bella Joseph ‘f’ aged 29years and residing at Dollar inn motel ihite in Orumba South LGA of Anambra State by lodger one Ogbonna Nwankwo ‘m’ aged 41years of Ihite town in the same LGA.
“Suspect allegedly attempted to murder the lady inside the motel room by stabbing victim with a knife on her stomach and tried to cut off her right side breast using same knife probably for ritual purpose thinking she was dead before he was apprehended following her shout for help which attracted attention of the motel manager.
“Consequently, scene was visited by Police operatives attached to Umunze division and the victim rushed to specialist hospital Nnewi for treatment.
“The suspect who was seriously manhandled by angry mob and beaten to stupor was equally arrested by the police and taken to the hospital for treatment under police guard.
“Meanwhile, a blood stained knife was recovered at the scene as exhibit.