Anambra State Police Command, has arrested one Ebube Oba over alleged murder of a mother of two in Ogidi, Idemili local government area.
Ikenga Tochukwu, Anambra Police Command Public Relations Officer said Ebube Oba, a 30-year-old man hit the woman on her chest and face with a fist blow leading to her collapse.
The victim, 45 years Mrs Uzoamaka Ekpe was rushed to the hospital where she was confirmed dead by the doctor on duty.
“Police Operatives at about 4:33pm on 25/6/2022 arrested one Ebube Oba aged 30years over alleged murder of a mother of two, Mrs Uzoamaka Ekpe aged 45years living at Ugochukwu lane Nkpor Agu, Ogidi.
“Preliminary information reveals 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 and will be charged to court after investigations,” Ikenga said.
The Commissioner of Police, CP Echeng Echeng, in reaction to the development, implored the public not to yield to uncontrollable anger at all times.