ARREST OF SUSPECTS IN CONNECTION WITH THE GRUESOME MURDER OF LATE AZUBUIKE EKWEGBALU

ARREST OF SUSPECTS IN CONNECTION WITH THE GRUESOME MURDER OF LATE AZUBUIKE EKWEGBALU

ANAMBRA STATE POLICE COMMAND DIARY

ARREST OF SUSPECTS IN CONNECTION WITH THE GRUESOME MURDER OF LATE AZUBUIKE EKWEGBALU

It would be recalled that on the 9/8/2020 at about 1:30am,there was a report of alleged murder of one Azubuike Ekwegbalu ‘m’ aged 43 years,native of Ogbunike in Oyi LGA of Anambra State inside his resident at the Commissioners quarters Awka.

Following the incident, Police detectives swung into action and after intensive investigation arrested two principal suspects as follows,

(i). Osita John ‘m’ aged 21years of Ifite ogwari in Ayamelum LGA of Anambra State but reside at Agu – Awka.

(ii)Achewa Musa ‘m’ aged 27years of Abinsel of Guma LGA of Benue State but reside in Amansea Garki.

Suspects voluntarily confessed to have scaled into the deceased’s house and stabbed him on his lower abdomen to death over a cult related matter before carting away two of his handsets.

Meanwhile, exhibits recovered from the suspects include two android phones belonging to the victim and one knife allegedly used in perpetrating the heinous act. Suspects would be charged to Court as soon as investigation is concluded.

The Commissioner of Police *CP John B.Abang,fdc* once again reiterates that there is no hiding place for Criminals in Anambra State and that the Command under his watch will continue to fish out and deal decisively with criminal elements in accordance with the law until they repent or relocate from the State.

SP Haruna Mohammed,PPRO

Anambra State Police Command,

For-Commissioner of Police Anambra State Command.