Abia State Police Command have now
arrested the man who shot dead the lady he invited over to his place
along Obohia road, Aba on July 9. The suspect identified as Ogbonnaya
Igwe was paraded before newsmen on Friday, at the Command Headquarters
in Umuahia, along with other suspects.
The State Commissioner of Police, CP
Adeleye Oyebade said that at about 11am on July 9, information was
received that someone was shot dead along Obohia road Aba. He ordered
the Divisional Police Officer, Ndiegoro who mobilized other patrol teams
and proceeded to the scene where one Ogbonnaya Igwe, was arrested in
his hide-out at the ceiling of the house.
One Pump-Action rifle and double barrel
gun with 15 live cartridges and four expended cartridges were recovered
from the suspect and at the scene respectively. Corpse of the deceased
later identified as Ijeoma Chibuzo was deposited in the Mortuary for
Although investigation into the matter
is still ongoing, preliminary investigation showed that the suspect and
the victim were having issues bothering on finance.